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Ypsolopha alpella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Barred Smudge
17.0080 (B&F: 458)


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

Local

A resident that occurs singly at mv light in a few wooded areas in the north of West Sussex. It is undetected in the east of the county. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to late August. The larvae feed on oak although this needs to be confirmed in Sussex. (Pratt, 2011).

Ypsolopha alpella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Etchingham, 25 vii 2010
Photo: Caroline Moore

Distribution at 1km scale

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No larval records

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