Ypsolophidae : Ypsolophinae
Photo © Dave Appleton,  18/01/2012 - Bawdeswell

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

(Clerck, 1759)17.011/461
Norfolk status
Easy to confuse with other members of the Ypsolopha genus.
Overwinters as an adult.

Recorded in 28 (41%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/09/2015227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
23/07/2015128TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
25/02/2015128TM09 - Attleborough
18/10/2014227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
16/10/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 15-20mm
Season: August to April
Foodplant:   Oak.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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