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688 (Common Flat-body), Agonopterix heracliana (Linnaeus, 1758)

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National Status: Common

A resident species, normally occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in both vice-counties, but often fairly common to common at Newhaven and Walberton. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late July to mid-October and again after hibernation from early February to late May. Larvae feed on flowers and seeds of cow parsley, knotted hedge-parsley and wild parsnip. (Pratt, 2011)

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bracklesham, 07 iv 2013 Photo: Derek Lee

Agonopterix heracliana (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Distribution map for Agonopterix heracliana

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