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 32 (46%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/08/2016128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
28/12/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
06/11/2015127TG33 - Bacton
05/11/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
05/11/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 15-20mm
Season: August to April
Foodplant:   Oak.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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