Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Depressaria daucella [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Dingy Flat-body

Family: Depressariidae
Checklist Number: 32.039

A frequent overwintering species which is found from September to April.
Fresh specimens are an attractive chestnut-brown, but some are pale, especially if worn and faded.

The stems and flowers of Parsley Water-dropwort Oenanthe lachenalii and related plants are the foodplants

Depressaria daucella
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