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1309 (Elbow-stripe Grass-veneer), Agriphila geniculea (Haworth, 1811)

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National Status: Common

A resident species that is often common and sometimes very common at mv light or when disturbed in grassy places during the day. It is however sometimes missing from large areas in the east. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from late July to late September, occasionally from the third week of July. The larval plant in unknown in Sussex but unspecified grasses are noted for elsewhere. (Pratt, 2011).

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Lindfield, 20 viii 2008 Photo: Bob Foreman

Agriphila geniculea (Haworth, 1811)

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