Ypsolophidae : Ypsolophinae
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  23/08/2014 - Thompson Water/ Peddars Way

Similar Norfolk Species
Ypsolopha alpella
Barred Smudge
Ypsolopha lucella
Plain Smudge
Ypsolopha sylvella
459 Wood Smudge
(Linnaeus, 1767)17.009
Norfolk status
Closely resembles the previous species Y. alpella

Specimen taken at East Winch - 08/09/09, first record in Norfolk for many years.
Two VC28 specimens in 2013, and several VC27 records.

VC27,28 records [MBGBI vol3]

Recorded in 8 (12%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/10/2014128TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
29/08/2014128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
25/08/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
23/08/2014128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
23/10/2013127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 17-19mm
Season: July - Oct.
Foodplant:   Oak.
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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