Depressariidae: Depressariinae

0678 (ABH32.043) Depressaria sordidatella (=weirella), Tengström, 1848


Seghill, Northumberland 08-08-15
Seghill, Northumberland 08-08-15
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Seghill, Northumberland 08-08-15
 Photo © Ian Fisher

General Information

Slightly glossy, less heavily marked forewing than similar species.

Wingspan: 18-22mm
Foodplant(s): Cow Parsley (Anthriscus sylvetris), Rough Chervil (Chaerophyllum temulentum), Hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla), Common Hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium)
Flying: One generation, July-August


Open grassland, damp flood-meadows and marshes and other areas where the foodplant is found.

Regional Information

Recorded in 10 (3.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2022

Recorded date range (Adult): 03 June to 17 September

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