Pterophoridae: Agdistinae

05348 Agdistis bennetii, (Curtis, 1833)

BF1488 (ABH45.001)


General Information

Distinctive resting posture. Coastal saltmarshes, occasional wanderers can be found inland.

Unlike the other members of the Pterophoridae, the Agdistinae have forewings which are not cleft or separated into 'plumes' UKmoths

Wingspan: 24-30mm.
Foodplant(s): Common Sea-lavender (Limonium vulgare)
Flying: Two generations, May-July and July-September
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.