Ypsolophidae : Ypsolophinae
Photo © Rob Lee,  MV Trap, Cromer, 20/7/10

Ypsolopha scabrella
Wainscot Smudge

(Linnaeus, 1761)17.005/455
Norfolk status
Three raised tufts of scales are visible when the moth is at rest.
Open woodland and gardens.

Recorded in 52 (75%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2015127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
06/09/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
01/09/2015127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
29/08/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
28/08/2015127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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Wingspan: 15-21mm
Season: July to September
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, Apple
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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