Agonopterix curvipunctosa
Agonopterix curvipunctosa
Adult • Burnham-on-sea, Somerset • ©

32.020 BF711
Agonopterix curvipunctosa

(Haworth, 1811)

Wingspan c. 16 mm.

A scarce and local species, recorded only infrequently in recent years from a few scattered localities in southern and south-eastern England.

The adults occur from August, hibernating over the winter and reappearing in April or May.

The larvae feed on chervil (Anthriscus or Chaerophyllum).
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