Ypsolophidae : Ypsolophinae
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  29/07/2015 - Foxley Wood

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Ypsolopha ustella
Variable Smudge
Ypsolopha parenthesella
White-shouldered Smudge

(Linnaeus, 1761)17.010/460
Norfolk status
Very variable autumn flying species.

Recorded in 43 (62%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/09/2015227TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
29/08/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
29/07/2015127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
16/07/2015127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
11/07/2015+27TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
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Wingspan: 15-19mm
Season: July - Oct.
Foodplant:   Oak, Hazel, hawthorn, Hornbeam, birch
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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