Depressaria olerella

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Depressaria olerella
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Depressaria olerella.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Depressariidae
Genus: Depressaria
Species: D. olerella
Binomial name
Depressaria olerella
Zeller, 1854[1]

Depressaria olerella is a moth of the Depressariidae family. It is found in most of Europe, except Ireland, the Netherlands, the Iberian Peninsula and most of the Balkan Peninsula.

Leaves of Achillea millefolium drawn together by larva

The wingspan is 20–23 mm.[2] Adults are on wing from March to October.[3]

The larvae feed on Achillea millefolium, Tanacetum vulgare, Tanacetum corymbosum and Senecio species. They live between leaves spun together with silk.


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