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Ypsolopha nemorella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Hooked Smudge
17.0020 (B&F: 452)

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


A resident that occurs singly at mv light in a very few wild places in both vice-counties. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from early June to early September. The larvae feed on honeysuckle, although this is still to be confirmed in Sussex. (Pratt, 2011).

Ypsolopha nemorella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Battle, 25 vii 2019
Photo: Adrienne Norbury
Ypsolopha nemorella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Thorney Island, 10 vii 2014
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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