Main: (Depressariidae / Depressariinae)
32.027 [B&F: 0699] Agonopterix bipunctosa (Curtis, 1850)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Na) on downland, heathland and damp grassland. Originally thought to be restricted to Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, but after 1978 found in scattered localities in the south and east of England as far north as Norfolk, and in Derbyshire; in Wales, in the west and north from Cardiganshire to Denbighshire (MBGBI Vol 4 part 1). In Hampshire found only very occasionally at sites such as Eelmoor Marsh, Bartley Heath and Leckford in the north, and Botley Wood in the south; first recorded on the Isle of Wight at Cranmore in 2003. Wingspan 18-22 mm. Most likely to be confused with A. kaekeritziana, which see for differences, and A. pallorella, which has the forewing costal base unmarked, the subdorsal streak straighter, and the stippling of black scales is absent (MBGBI Vol 4 part 1). Larva feeds on Saw-wort, living within a spun or rolled leaf.

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Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteVCQtyDateStage
Bartley Heath Reserve1201987Adult
Botley Wood11002/06/1979Larval
Botley Wood11119/07/2013Adult
Botley Wood1101980Not recorded
Compton Down10021/06/2013Larval
Cranmore10523/07/2003Larval
Eelmoor Marsh SSSI12123/08/1997Adult
Leckford12007/06/1980Larval
Leckford12029/05/1997Larval spinning
Leckford12114/07/1985Adult
Leckford12028/05/1984Larval
Teg Down, Winchester11007/06/1979Larval
Teg Down, Winchester11008/06/1980Larval
Teg Down, Winchester11004/06/1981Larval
New Forest1111830Adult
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