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Ypsolopha horridella (Treitschke, 1835)

Dark Smudge
17.0060 (B&F: 456)


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

Nationally Scarce B

A rare resident with a series of records in the 1960's. The only modern records are all at mv light at Walberton. Adults have been recorded flying during July and August. The larvae have been recorded feeding on sloe and apple. (Pratt, 2011).

Ypsolopha horridella (Treitschke, 1835)
TQ778114 Wainwright Close Meadow, 17 viii 2012
Photo: Crystal Ray

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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