Lepidoptera Outer Hebrides

Family: Depressariidae   Checklist Number: 32.019

Agonopterix ciliella   Stainton, 1849

Large Carrot Flat-body

Relatively common but easily confused with A. heraciana. Five faint lines in the cilia of the hind wing are diagnostic. Overwinters as an adult and can be seen from August to May. Found on a variety of umbelliferous plants