Gelechioidea

Depressariidae

Imago
Genus
Agonopterix
Species
heracliana
Author/Year
Linnaeus, 1758
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 15mm - 21mm

Imago: Univoltine, a very common species that is strongly attracted to light, it can also be found feeding at ivy blossom and on overripe blackberries.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding many different types of Umbelliferous plants such as cow parsley (Anthriscus sylvestris) and hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium)

Overwinter: As an imago

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