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Depressaria daucella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

(Dingy Flat-body)
32.0390 (B&F: 670)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
  »Family: Depressariidae
   »Subfamily: Depressariinae
    »Tribe: Depressariini

Synonym(s):

Depressaria nervosa sensu auctt. nec (Haworth, 1811)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident species, whose adults normally occur singly or sparingly at mv light in a wide range of habitats in both vice-counties. Sometimes fairly common to common at Chichester and Walberton. Larvae are often locally common to very common in parts of the West. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid-July to late September, and then after hibernation from mid-February to early April. Larvae feed on the flowers of hemlock water-dropwort. (Pratt, 2011)

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Belton road, Brighton, 05 iii 2017 Photo: Jeremy Patterson

Depressaria daucella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

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