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0709 ~ Agonopterix liturosa
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and fairly common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Rarely recorded.

Wingspan :   M & F,17-20mm.

Confusion species

A. conterminella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever the foodplant is found.


St. John's wort spp.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs, oviposition site unknown. Larva feeds amongst spun shoots. Pupates in detritus or the soil.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 30th Aug 2014, Middletown