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32.007 ~ 0701 ~ Agonopterix ocellana ~ Red-letter Flat-body
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Fairly common. Recorded from much of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F,19-23mm.

Confusion species

Fairly distinctive.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Most habitats.


Willow spp.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on a shoot. Larva feeds amongst spun leaves. Pupates in detritus.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 16th Sept 2008, Commins Coch

Photo by MDH, 17th Mar 2010, Llanfyllin