49.110 .... B&F 0938
Agapeta zoegana (Linnaeus, 1767)
Status .....Fairly widespread in Nottinghamshire, although not a moth encountered with any regularity in our experience. The larval foodplant is Knapweed Centaurea sp, so this moth could be expected wherever the foodplant grows, but it is much less commonly flushed during the day than the similar Agapeta hamana. The darker form known as f. ferrugana, occasionally turns up within poplations.
Photographed at Sherwood Heath July 2021
Agapeta zoegana f. ferrugana, photographed at Misson Carr June 2023
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Agapeta zoegana
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Dave Morton. NBGRC. Phil Cadman. Lound Moth Group. Martin Gray. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). J.T. Radford.

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Updated January 2024

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