Irish moths

Agonopterix yeatiana

Family: Oecophoridae       Sub-family: Depressariinae

714     *     Agonopterix yeatiana

Wingspan: c. 20mm

Flight time: From August, hibernating during winter then flying until May
Habitat: Most Irish records are western and coastal

Larval food plants include Hemlock Water-dropwort and Wild Carrot

Agonopterix yeatiana

Agonopterix yeatiana
Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. February 2011

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