Agonopterix conterminella

    Alt Name
    Sallow Flat-body
    Description

    Wingspan 19 mm.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    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).

    Reference
    32.010 BF710

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map