The Moths of Suffolk
678 Depressaria sordidatella, Tengström, 1848

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Open grassland, damp flood-meadows. marshes and in grassland next to hedgerows and lanes

Flight Period : Single-brooded, July to August

Larval foodplants : Cow Parsley (Anthriscus sylvestris), less often Rough Chervil (Chaerophyllum temulum), Hemlock (Conium maculatum) or Hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium)

Records : Landguard (N Odin, 9.viii.2005)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Found at Brandon by Barrett (Trans. Norf. Soc. 1874, 66).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 18-22mm


Confusion species
    AdultDepressaria pulcherrimella
Depressaria douglasella

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