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Ypsolopha alpella
Barred Smudge ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Ypsolophidae: Ypsolophinae
458 / 17.008
Photo © Gary White,  30/08/2013 - North Walsham

Similar Norfolk Species
Plain Smudge
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Wood Smudge
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Wingspan: 14-18mm
Flight: August to September
Foodplant:   Oak.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Oak woodland.

Recorded in 27 (39%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/07/2021127TM09 - Attleborough
08/10/2020+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
10/09/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
08/09/2020+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
24/08/2020128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
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