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32.026 ~ 0698 ~ Agonopterix kaekeritziana
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

A single record taken from the north-east of the county at Llanymynech Rocks in 1999.

Wingspan :   M & F,19-23mm.

Confusion species

A. bipunctosa, A. kaekeritziana and A. pallorella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Open grassy places.


Common and greater knapweed.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs, oviposition site unknown. Larva first feeds in a spun shoot and later in a rolled leaf. Pupates in detritus.
Montgomeryshire photos