|0678 ~ Depressaria sordidatella|
Resident. Distributed over much of Britain, although it is mainly missing from the western seaboard counties.
This species was first recorded in 2014 at Middletown in the east of the county. Just the second record for north Wales.
Wingspan : M & F 18-22mm.
Depressaria pulcherrimella and Depressaria douglasella.
time & Voltinity
Open grassland, damp meadows and marshes.
Cow parsley, rough chervil, hemlock and hog-weed.
Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives and feeds amongst shoots spinning terminal leaves. Pupates in cocoon in soil.
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Photo by DB, 15th July 2014, Middletown