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Species Depressaria daucella - Hodges#0924

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Depressariidae
Subfamily Depressariinae
Genus Depressaria
Species daucella (Depressaria daucella - Hodges#0924)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Depressaria daucella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
Tinea daucella Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775
Depressaria rubricella Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775
Depressaria apiella Hubner, 1796
Wingspan 21-24 mm. (1)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the forewing length 8-10.5 mm. (2)
European species introduced to the Portland, Oregon area after 1940. (2)
Washington to central California.
The main flight period appears to be May to October.
Powell & Opler (2009) reported two hosts. (2)
Oenanthe sarmentosa (Pacific waterdrop).
Cicuta douglasii (Douglas water hemlock).
Print References
Hodges, R.W., 1974. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.2. E. W. Classey Ltd. and RBD Publications Inc., p. 65; pl. 4.18-20. (3)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 5, fig. 9; p. 67. (2)
Works Cited
1.The Barcode of Life Database (BOLD)
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.The Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 6.2 Gelechioidea, Oecophoridae
Ronald W. Hodges. 1974. E. W. Classey Ltd. and RBD Publications Inc.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group