Main: (Depressariidae / Depressariinae)
32.016 [B&F: 0696] Agonopterix propinquella (Treitschke, 1835)

 

Local in waste ground and rough grassland throughout much of England, Wales, southern Scotland and southern Ireland. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight there have been very few recent records of this species, and it has been recorded in recent years only from Sherborne St John and Blagden Lodge, Wildhern, in the north of the county, and Shanklin on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 16-19 mm. The most likely confusion species is A. subpropinquella, which see for differences. Larva feeds on Creeping Thistle and Spear Thistle, living within a spun or rolled leaf.

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC10 Isle of Wight
Sandown (SZ58)1714-Prout, LBAdult
Appuldurcombe (SZ58)1856-IWNHSAdult
Sandown (SZ58)1893-Prout, LBAdult
Freshwater (SZ38)07-Oct-1951oneBlair, Dr K.G.Adult
Shanklin (SZ58)30-Aug-2002oneCheverton, JMAdult
St. Lawrence (SZ57)4949twoFrampton, REEAdult
Sandown (SZ58)12/09/1898-Prout, LBAdult
VC11 South Hampshire
Southsea (SZ69)28-Jul-1980oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Fareham (SU50)29-Apr-1993oneDickson, RJAdult
Southsea (SZ69)02-Jul-2018oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Southsea (SZ69)05-Jul-2018oneLangmaid, JRAdult
VC12 North Hampshire
Wildhern (SU35)27-Oct-1996-Green, DGAdult
Wildhern (SU35)01-Mar-1998-Green, DGAdult
Sherborne St John (SU65)07-Aug-2004oneMontegriffo, NJAdult
Andover (SU34)06-Aug-2010oneNorriss, TJAdult
Leckford (SU33)12-Apr-2015oneEvans, GCAdult

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