Main: (Crambidae / Spilomelinae)
63.041 [B&F: 1410] Agrotera nemoralis (Scopoli, 1763)

 

Notes: Endangered (proposed as a future Red Data Book species) and restricted as a breeding species in the UK to woodland in Kent, a priority species under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan, with occasional records from elsewhere as presumed migrants. In 2014 a breeding colony was found in Torpoint, Cornwall. There is one old record from Hampshire, at Burley in 1946, the last until another (illustrated here) was taken at MV by John Langmaid in Southsea on 4th June 2010. The first of Isle of Wight record was made by Iain Outlaw at an actinic he ran in Borthwood Copse on 21st June 2015. Wingspan 20-24 mm. Unmistakable. Larva feeds on Hornbeam and Hazel.

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