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Ypsolopha lucella (Fabricius, 1775)

Plain Smudge
17.0070 (B&F: 457)


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

Nationally Scarce A

A very rare resident of West Sussex, with no records for East Sussex. The only recent sighting is of an individual at Ferring in June 2002. It is single-brooded, flying in July and August. The larvae feed on oak. (Pratt, 2011).

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Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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