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32.009 (BF691)

Small Purple Flat-body   

Agonopterix purpurea
Adult: 1

Recording method

Comes to light.  After hibernation, flies in afternoon sunshine.

Life cycle

Larvae present June-August, feeding in a rolled leaflet.  Adults: August-June.

Larval foodplants

Cow Parsley, Chervil, Wild Carrot, Upright hedge-parsley.

3 record(s) from 2 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2014
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 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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