Depressariidae: Depressariinae

0674 (ABH32.038) Depressaria badiella, (Hübner, 1796)



General Information

This species has an almost unicolourous and unmarked forewing.

Wingspan: 18-22mm
Foodplant(s): Cat's-ear (Hypochaeris radicata), Perennial Sow-thistle (Sonchus arvensis), Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
Flying: One generation, July-September

Regional Information

Recorded in 6 (2.2%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2022

Recorded date range (Adult): 31 July to 17 September

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 Photo © David Griffiths
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