02436 Augasma aeratella, (Zeller, 1839)

BF0486 (ABH37.001)


General Information

This species is presumed extinct in the UK. The last UK record was from Dorset in 1956.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 9-11mm
Foodplant(s): Knotgrass (Polygonium aviculare)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Extinct


Old records imply Breckland, downland, woodland margins and cornfields on chalk.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.