Agonopterix conterminella

Alternative names
Sallow Flat-body

Wingspan 19 mm.

Identification difficulty

Inhabiting woodlands and marshy places.

When to see it

It is found on the wing in August and September.

Life History

The larvae, which feed on Willow and eat away the terminal shoots during May and June.

UK Status

This moth occurs sporadically throughout England and southern Scotland. In the Butterfly Conservation's Microlepidoptera Report 2011 this species was classified as local.

VC55 Status

It appears to be uncommon in Leicestershire and Rutland, where there are few records. L&R Moth Group status = D (rare or rarely recorded).

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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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