Depressariidae : Depressariinae
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  04/04/2014 - Norwich, South Croft, Hethersett

Depressaria radiella
672 Parsnip Moth
(Retzius, 1783)32.036
=Depressaria heraclei
=Depressaria pastinacella
Norfolk status
Moths fly at night and can be found feeding at flowers.
Grassland habitats and coastal areas where hogweed found.

Recorded in 46 (67%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/10/2014128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
13/09/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
13/09/2014127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
September 2014+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Wingspan: 23-28 mm
Season: Sept - overwinter - May.
Foodplant:   Wild parsnip, Hogweed
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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