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Depressaria sordidatella
Chervil Flat-body Tengström, 1848
Depressariidae: Depressariinae
678 / 32.043
Photo © Dave Appleton,  27/07/2016 - North Elmham - male (gen det)

Similar Norfolk Species
Carrot Flat-body
Depressaria douglasella
Pignut Flat-body
Depressaria pulcherrimella
Wingspan: 18-22mm
Flight: July - Aug
Foodplant:   Cow parsley, Rough Chevil, Hemlock, Hog-weed.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
Uncertain.
Slightly glossy, less heavily marked forewing than similar species.
Local on open grassland, damp flood-meadows and marshes. Other areas where foodplant found.

Recorded at North Elmham in 2016 (D. Appleton, 27/07/16)

VC27,28 records [MBGBI vol4.1 p133]
Found at Brandon by Barrett (Trans. Norf. Soc. 1874, 66)

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 4 (6%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2016.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/07/2016128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
1874+27TG20 - Norwich
1874+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
1874+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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