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Depressaria pulcherrimella Stainton, 1849

Pignut Flat-body
32.0420 (B&F: 676)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
    »Family: Depressariidae
      »Subfamily: Depressariinae
        »Tribe: Depressariini


A resident and suspected immigrant species whose larvae occur singly or sparingly in a very few downland habitats in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly during August. Larvae feed on the flower-heads of burnet-saxifrage, earth nut and moon carrot. (Pratt, 2011)

Depressaria pulcherrimella Stainton, 1849
Findon Valley, 14 viii 2013
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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