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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 9-11mm.

Foodplant: Cow Parsley, Hemlock.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19861886197619741995
Year last recorded20142013201420122011
Number of records1231056
Number of individuals829610
Unique positions63543
Unique locations63543
Adult records123956
Immature records00100

For the county, we have a total of 36 records from 21 sites. First recorded in 1886.


0678 Depressaria sordidatella 03
© Ian Marshall, 26 Aug 2016
0678 Depressaria sordidatella 02
© Cliff Toplis
0678 Depressaria sordidatella 01
© Cliff Toplis

Species Account

Similar species: 0676 Depressaria pulcherrimella.

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Rudston, 12.7.1997 det. HEB (ASE). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
VC65. Low Row, 24.7.1995, five 2.8.1995, det. HEB (TMW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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