The Moths of Suffolk
673 Depressaria pimpinellae, Zeller, 1839

Local Status : Non-Suffolk species

National Status : Nationally Scarce A

Habitats : Chalk and limestone grassland, roadsides, hedgerows and woodland

Flight Period : Single-brooded, September to May, hibernating through the winter

Larval foodplants : Burnet-saxifrage (Pimpinella saxifraga) or Greater Burnet-saxifrage (Pimpinella major)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 16-2mm


Confusion species
    AdultDepressaria chaerophylli
Depressaria depressana

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Life history chart
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