Depressaria douglasella - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

DEPRESSARIIDAE

Las Descargues, 30 June 2010
Depressaria douglasella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Depressaria douglasella Stainton, 1849

Wingspan: 17-20mm

A univoltine species on the wing from July to the end of September when it is an infrequent visitor to light at Las Descargues. A species of rough grassland. Not recorded from the Causse.

The larva feeds on Daucus carota.

 

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