Depressariidae : Depressariinae
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Depressaria douglasella
Carrot Flat-body
Depressaria pulcherrimella
Pignut Flat-body
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Depressaria sordidatella
Chervil Flat-body

Tengström, 1848678 / 32.043

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Found at Brandon by Barrett (Trans. Norf. Soc. 1874, 66).

Recent Status: A rare species in Suffolk. Occurs on Orford Ness.

Life Style: A single brooded summer flying species that comes to light from July to early September. The larvae feed from a rolled leaf on Anthriscus, Chaerophyllum, Conium and Heracleum. It pupates in a cocoon on the ground.

Identification: A variable species that can only be identified reliably by genitalia dissection. More Info

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2005.
Last Recorded in 2017.
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Orford Ness SMG meeting - Raymond A Watson
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/07/2017125TM44 - Orford Ness
16/07/2016125TM44 - Orford Ness
09/08/2005125TM23 - Felixstowe/Landguard Point
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Wingspan: 18-22mm
Flight: July - Aug
Foodplant:   Cow parsley, Rough Chevil, Hemlock, Hog-weed.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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