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0710 ~ Agonopterix conterminella
UK Status

Resident. Local in Britain as far north as Morayshire in Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

Rarely recorded.

Wingspan :   M & F,17-19mm.

Confusion species

A. liturosa.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever the foodplant is found.


Sallow and willow spp.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on the leaves. Larva feeds amongst spun shoots. Pupates in detritus or the soil.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 24th July 2010, Cors Dyfi

Photo by PRW, 20th July 2013, Commins Coch