Main: (Pterophoridae / Agdistinae)
45.002 [B&F: 1487] Cliff Plume (Agdistis meridionalis) (Zeller, 1847)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Na) on rocky coasts in south-western England. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 22-25 mm. Like the other Agdistis species, the fore- and hind-wings are not divided and the wings are held forward with front of body raised on long forelegs. Resembles A. bennetii but paler and more finely speckled. Larva feeds on Rock Sea-lavender.

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