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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)
Phalaena (Tinea) daucella Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 (1)
Phalaena (Tinea) rubricella Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775 (1)
Depressaria apiella Hubner, 1796
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Greek δαῦκον for "parsnip, carrot" (Dauci carrotae), the host plant noted by Denis & Schiffermüller. (1)
Wingspan 21-24 mm. (2)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the forewing length 8-10.5 mm. (3)
European species introduced to the Portland, Oregon area after 1940. (3)
Washington to central California.
The main flight period appears to be May to October.
Powell & Opler (2009) reported two hosts. (3)
Oenanthe sarmentosa (Pacific waterdrop).
Cicuta douglasii (Douglas water hemlock).
Print References
Denis, M. & I. Schiffermüller, 1775. Systematisches Verzeichniß der Schmetterlinge der Wienergegend: 137. (1)
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. (4)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 5, fig. 9; p. 67. (3)
Works Cited
1.Systematisches Verzeichniß der Schmetterlinge der Wienergegend.
Michael Denis & Ignaz Schiffermüller. 1775. Augustin Bernardi, Wien. pp.323.
2.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.The Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 6.2 Gelechioidea, Oecophoridae
Ronald W. Hodges. 1974. E. W. Classey Ltd. and RBD Publications Inc.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group