Ypsolophidae : Ypsolophinae
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Ypsolopha sequella
Pied Rabbit Moth

(Clerck, 1759)462 / 17.012
=Pied Smudge
=Bunny Moth

Norfolk status
Common.
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.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
08/10/2023127TG20Norwich (Earlham)
08/10/2023127TG20Norwich (Earlham)
07/10/2023127TG51Scratby
07/10/2023127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
07/10/2023127TG14Felbrigg / Runton
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Wingspan: 17-20mm
Flight: July - Oct.
Foodplant:   Field Maple, Sycamore
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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