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Ypsolopha parenthesella
White-shouldered Smudge (Linnaeus, 1761)
Ypsolophidae: Ypsolophinae
460 / 17.010
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  23/08/2018 - Pedders Way

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Variable Smudge
Ypsolopha ustella
Wingspan: 15-19mm
Flight: July - Oct.
Foodplant:   Oak, Hazel, hawthorn, Hornbeam, birch
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Very variable autumn flying species.

Verification Grade Comment: To allow for dark forms

Recorded in 45 (65%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
14/10/2019127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
06/09/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
03/09/2019227TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
02/09/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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