Family: Oecophoridae Sub-family: Depressariinae
696 * Agonopterix propinquella
Identification very uncertain, needs confirming
Flight time: August-May, hibernating through winter
Larvae mine undersides of leaves then feed in web beneath leaf
Food plant: Knapweed, Thistles
Agonopterix propinquella and A. subpropinquella are usually recorded as 696x Agonopterix propinquella / subpropinquella as they require breeding from foodplant or genitalia examination to separate.
Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. August 2010