Depressaria libanotidella

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Depressaria libanotidella
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Depressariidae
Genus: Depressaria
Species: D. libanotidella
Binomial name
Depressaria libanotidella
Schlager, 1849[1]
  • Depressaria libanotidella var. laserpitii Nickerl, 1864
  • Schistodepressaria bantiella Rocci, 1934
  • Schistodepressaria nigrella Rocci, 1934

Depressaria libanotidella is a moth of the Depressariidae family. It is found in most of Europe, except Great Britain, Ireland, the Benelux, Portugal, Norway, Poland, most of the Balkan Peninsula and most of the Baltic region.

Apical leaves of Seseli libanotis drawn together by larva

The wingspan is 22–29 mm. Adults are on wing in June.[2]

The larvae feed on Seseli libanotis and Laserpitium prutenicum.[3]


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