Main: (Depressariidae / Depressariinae)
32.040 [B&F: 0671] Depressaria ultimella Stainton, 1849

 

Local in ditches, marshes and water meadows, and on river-banks in southern England from Kent to Cornwall, through central England as far north as Lancashire and north-east Yorkshire; also in Wales and southern Ireland. In Hampshire there are a few scattered records in both the north and south, and first recorded on the Isle of Wight at Freshwater in 2010. Wingspan 16-21 mm. Resembles D. daucella, which see for differences. Larva feeds on stems and leaves of Fool's Water-cress, Greater Water-parsnip, Hemlock Water-dropwort and Fine-leaved Water-dropwort, overwintering as an adult.

Flightime guide
StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
Adult
Larval

Records Received By Year

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC10 Isle of Wight
Freshwater (SZ38)18-May-2010oneCooke, Dave Adult
Shanklin (SZ58)09-May-2020twoOutlaw, Iain Adult
VC11 South Hampshire
Southwick (SU60)11-Aug-1982-Langmaid, JohnLarval
Southwick (SU60)11-Aug-1982-Langmaid, JohnLarval
Southwick (SU60)15-Aug-1982sixLangmaid, JohnPupal
Droxford (SU61)15-Aug-1982-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DH; Sterling, PHPupal
The Moors NR, Bishop's Waltham (SU51)02-Aug-2001-Langmaid, John & Young, MarkPupal
Ashurst, NF (SU31)27-Apr-2007oneGodfrey, Keith Adult
Chandlers Ford (SU42)05-May-2008oneElliott, BAdult
Chandlers Ford (SU42)01-Sep-2008oneElliott, BAdult
Ashurst, NF (SU31)24-May-2009oneGodfrey, Keith Adult
North End (SU60)04-Aug-2009oneWearing, Mike Adult
Horton Heath (SU41)07-Aug-2013oneBrown, Andy Adult
Ashurst, NF (SU31)05-May-2014oneGodfrey, Keith Adult
VC12 North Hampshire
Selborne (SU73)24-Oct-1996oneAston, AAdult
Pamber Forest (SU66)13-Mar-2004oneDennis, GrahamAdult
Greywell (SU75)18-May-2005twoBoswell, PAAdult
Sherborne St John (SU65)12-Apr-2007oneMontegriffo, NJAdult
Axmansford (SU56)24-Oct-2009oneBolton, Andy Adult
Sherborne St John (SU65)05-May-2010twoMontegriffo, Nick Adult
Weston Colley (SU53)18-Apr-2011oneGreen, David G Adult
Sherborne St John (SU65)04-Oct-2012oneMontegriffo, Nick Adult
Weston Colley (SU53)17-Feb-2013oneGreen, David G Adult
Sherborne St John (SU65)23-Jul-2014oneMontegriffo, Nick Adult
Anna Valley, Andover (SU34)30-Jul-2019oneNorriss, Tim Adult

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