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Ypsolopha sequella
Pied Rabbit Moth (Clerck, 1759)
Ypsolophidae: Ypsolophinae
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Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Lynford Arboretum 19/07/13

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Similar Species: None
Wingspan: 17-20mm
Flight: July - Oct.
Foodplant:   Field Maple, Sycamore
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Highly distinctive species.
Rests by day on trunk of trees. comes to light.

Often referred to as the Bunny Moth due to the dark markings if viewed from above form the shape of one!

Recorded in 57 (77%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2023.

Latest 10 Records
08/10/2023127TG20Norwich (Earlham)
08/10/2023127TG20Norwich (Earlham)
07/10/2023127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
07/10/2023127TG14Felbrigg / Runton
06/10/2023127TG14Felbrigg / Runton
30/09/2023127TG20Norwich (Thorpe St Andrew)
26/09/2023127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
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