Irish moths

Agonopterix nervosa

Family: Oecophoridae       Sub-family: Depressariinae

706     *     Agonopterix nervosa

One of the most common Agonopterix ssp.
Wingspan: 16-22mm

Flight time: June-September, some adults overwintering

Food plant: Larvae feed May-June on spun shoots of Broom, Gorse, Dyer's greenweed, Petty whin, Tree lupin

Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. 2010

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