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Ypsolopha sylvella (Linnaeus, 1767)

Wood Smudge
17.0090 (B&F: 459)

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


A resident that occurs singly by day and at mv light in a few deciduous woods in West Sussex. It is presumed extinct in East Sussex. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from early August to early October. The larvae feed on oak. (Pratt, 2011).

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Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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