Ypsolophidae : Ypsolophinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Ypsolopha alpella
Barred Smudge
Ypsolopha lucella
Plain Smudge
Ypsolopha sylvella
Wood Smudge

(Linnaeus, 1767)17.009/459
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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