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Genus Depressaria

Another introduced European sp. in Ontario? - Depressaria depressana 2088 Depressaria pastinacella - Parsnip Webworm Moth 0922 - Depressaria radiella Larva emerging from the stem of Heracleum maximum and feeding. - Depressaria radiella moth - Depressaria alienella Depressaria depressana Depressaria cinereocostella Depressaria cinereocostella Purple Carrot-seed Moth  - Depressaria depressana
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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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Depressaria Haworth, 1811
Volucrum Berthold, 1827
Volucra Latreille, 1829
Siganorosis Wallengren, 1881
Schistodepressaria Spuler, 1910
Horridopalpus Hannemann, 1953
Hasenfussia Fetz, 1994
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet Depressaria is Latin meaning "flat," for their flat bodies. (1)
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.