Ypsolophidae : Ypsolophinae
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Photo © Jon Clifton,  East Winch Common 08/09/09

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Ypsolopha alpella
Barred Smudge
Ypsolopha lucella
Plain Smudge
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Ypsolopha sylvella
Wood Smudge

(Linnaeus, 1767)459 / 17.009
Norfolk status
Closely resembles the previous species Y. alpella

Specimen taken at East Winch - 08/09/09, first record in Norfolk for many years.
Two VC28 specimens in 2013, and several VC27 records.

VC27,28 records [MBGBI vol3]

Recorded in 15 (22%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/09/2020+28TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
10/09/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
03/09/2020127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
20/08/2020+28TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
03/10/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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Wingspan: 17-19mm
Flight: July - Oct.
Foodplant:   Oak.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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