32.039 Dingy Flat-body Depressaria daucella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Family
Depressariidae: Depressariinae. 
 
Status
Resident. Local. 
 
Flight period
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VC72
First was found at Castlehill in Kirkmahoe parish on 21st August 1979 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums of Scotland.
Other sites: Caerlaverock WWT, Connanskowe near Kirkton.
 
VC73
First for Dumfries & Galloway was of a larva found at Needles Eye on 21st July 1963 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton.
Other sites: Auchenshore on Auchencairn Bay, Balcary Heughs, Castlemuir Point, Garcrogo, Hannaston Wood SSSI, Mersehead RSPB, Rascarrel Bay, Ravenshall Point, Red Haven Bay, Rockcliffe, Southerness, Wood of Cree.
 
VC74
First was found at Torrs on 14th April 1983 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums of Scotland.
Other sites: Back Bay, Burrow Head, Cairnhead, Castle Kennedy Gardens, Changue Port on Luce Bay, Dunskey Castle, Elrig Loch near Mochrum, Garheugh, Glenkitten Fell, Glenstockadale, Kirkcowan, Maryport, Newton Stewart, Wigtown Harbour Wetlands.
 
Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
Hemlock Water Dropwort.
 
Identification


Habitat


Recorders' notes

© Brian Henderson, Caerlaverock WWT, 28 August 2012
Larva © Peter Norman, Red Haven Bay, July 2011

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