Depressariidae: Depressariinae

0682 (ABH32.047) Depressaria chaerophylli, Zeller, 1839



General Information

The colourful larvae are most likely to be found in sheltered old hedgerows etc.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an adult.
Both sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.

Wingspan: 19-22mm
Foodplant(s): Rough Chervil (Chaerophyllum temulentum)
Flying: One generation, July-August and spring (hibernates)

Regional Information

Recorded in 5 (1.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in April 2011

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 April to 03 August

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