Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1370900

Purple Carrot-seed Moth
Depressaria depressana

Observation date: September 09, 2023
Submitted by: Jill Keith
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Caterpillars were found on dill plant that I brought in from my garden. The cut dill was placed in water on my counter for 2 weeks before I noticed the caterpillars which had eaten the entire glass of dill cuttings in 1 day.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: September 10, 2023
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maine, Cumberland County