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 47 (68%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/11/2015127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
October 2015+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
02/09/2015227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
18/08/2015128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
18/08/2015128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
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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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