Agdistis heydeni

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Agdistis heydeni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pterophoridae
Genus: Agdistis
Species: A. heydeni
Binomial name
Agdistis heydeni
(Zeller, 1852)
  • Adactyla heydeni Zeller, 1852
  • Agdistis excurata Meyrick, 1921

Agdistis heydeni is a moth of the Pterophoridae family. It is known from western Asia, southern Europe, Hungary, Poland, North Africa and the Canary Islands.

The larvae feed on Atriplex halimus and Stachys glutinosa. Other recorded foodplants include Lamium, Origanum, Calamintha and Phlomis species.


  • Agdistis heydeni heydeni
  • Agdistis heydeni canariensis Rebel, 1896 (Canary Islands)


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