|0713 ~ Agonopterix angelicella|
Resident. A locally common species found throughout Britain as far north as Aberdeenshire.
Recorded from two widely separated sites.
Wingspan : M & F,15-19mm.
A. assimilella and A. astrantiae.
time & Voltinity
Damp and wet places.
Wild angelica, hogweed and milk parsley.
Eggs, oviposition site unknown. Larva feeds, sometimes gregariously, in bunched leaves and shoots. Pupates in detritus or the soil.
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Photo by DB, July 2010, Middletown
Photo by DB, 22nd July 2012, Middletown