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Yponomeutidae

451 (Spindle Smudge), Ypsolopha mucronella (Scopoli, 1763)

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National Status: Local

A resident that generally occurs singly at mv light across the county, although it is occasionally seen sparingly at Icklesham. It is single-brooded, flying mainly for a short period during August until intermittent hibernation, and then again from late February to mid May. The larvae feed on spindle. (Pratt, 2011).

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Ypsolopha mucronella (Scopoli, 1763)

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