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Depressaria badiella
Brown Flat-body Hübner, 1796
Depressariidae: Depressariinae
674 / 32.038
Photo © Jim Hodgkinson,  27/09/2021 - Dersingham (Gen. Det. Male)

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Wingspan: 18-22mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Cat's ear, Perennial Sow-thistle, Dandelion
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
Locally found mainly at coastal sites preferring sandy well drained soils such as chalk or shingle.

An almost unicolorous and unmarked forewing with a dark basal lobe.

Verification Grade Comment: good photo or gen det required

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 13 (18%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
11/09/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
20/08/2021127TG14 - Sheringham
23/07/2021128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
12/09/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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