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Ypsolopha mucronella
Spindle Smudge (Scopoli, 1763)
Ypsolophidae: Ypsolophinae
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Photo © Steve Garten,  16/03/2019 - Grange CL Wildlife Meadow

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Wingspan: 26-33mm
Flight: August to May
Foodplant:   Spindle
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Local.
Woodland on calcareous soils.
Overwinters in haystacks or other dense cover.
Mostly recorded March - May.

Recorded in 16 (23%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/05/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
17/05/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
27/04/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
24/04/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
12/04/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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