The Moths of Suffolk
680 Depressaria albipunctella, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

National Status : Nationally Scarce A

Local Status : Uncertain, no recent records (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Open grassland and scrub

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

Larval foodplants : Wild Carrot (Daucus carota) or Upright Hedge-parsley (Torilis japonica), rarely on Cow Parsley (Anthriscus sylvestris) or Rough Chervil (Chaerophyllum temulum)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Found at Kessingland by Mrs. H. E. Mann (Trans. i, 36).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 18-21mm


Confusion species
    AdultDepressaria olerella

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