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Ypsolopha ustella (Clerck, 1759)

(Variable Smudge)
17.0110 (B&F: 461)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Yponomeutoidea
  »Family: Ypsolophidae
   »Subfamily: Ypsolophinae
    »Tribe: Phalacropterygini

Synonym(s):

Ypsolopha radiatella (Donovan, 1794)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident that usually occurs singly, occasionally sparingly at mv light, in deciduous woods in both vice-counties; it is sometimes fairly common in the north-west. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from mid July to late October, occasionally from mid June, and again after intermittent hibernation in early May. The larvae feed on oak. (Pratt, 2011).

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Lindfield, 14 iii 2017 Photo: Bob Foreman

Ypsolopha ustella (Clerck, 1759)

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