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Depressaria radiella (Goeze, 1783)
previously: Depressaria heraclei (Retzius, 1783)

Parsnip Moth
32.0360 (B&F: 672)

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

Synonym(s):

Depressaria heraclei (Retzius, 1783) invalid
Depressaria pastinacella (Duponchel, 1838)
Depressaria heracliana sensu auctt. nec (Linnaeus, 1758)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident species, widespread, occurring singly at mv light in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late July to early October and then after hibernation from early April to early June.. Larvae feed on the flowers and seeds of wild parsnip and hogweed. (Pratt, 2011)

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Battle, 15 ix 2012 Photo: Adrienne Norbury

Depressaria heraclei (Retzius, 1783)

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