Depressariidae : Depressariinae
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Depressaria radiella
Parsnip Moth

(Retzius, 1783)32.036/672
=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 48 (70%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/08/2016127TG14 - Sheringham
24/08/2016127TM18 - Diss
23/08/2016+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
22/08/2016127TM18 - Diss
12/08/2016127TM18 - Diss
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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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