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0670 ~ Depressaria daucella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and locally common, found throughout the British Isles except the far north of Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

Generally distributed throughout the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 22-25mm.

Confusion species

D. ultimella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever the foodplant is found.


Water-dropwort spp.

Lifestage data

Stem miner. Eggs oviposition site undescribed. Larva initially mines internally in the flowering stems and umbels, in the final instar it feeds externally . Pupates in a loose silken cocoon in a stem.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 23rd Mar 2007, Commins Coch

Photo by PB, 17th Aug 2011, Morben ISAF

Photo by MW, 14th June 2011, Cors Dyfi