01756 Agonopterix pallorella, (Zeller, 1839)

BF0700 (ABH32.028)


General Information

This is quite a distinctive species with a pinkish ground colour and a broad brown streak on the forewing.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an adult.

Wingspan: 19-22mm
Foodplant(s): knapweeds (Centaurea spp.), Saw-wort (Serratula tinctora)
Flying: One generation, September-May (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Open grassy areas, usually on chalk or limestone, especially near the coast.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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