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Ypsolopha sequella (Clerck, 1759)

Pied Smudge
17.0120 (B&F: 462)

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


A resident species, widespread and generally occurring singly or sparingly, occasionally fairly commonly at mv light around shrubs and hedgerows. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late July to late September. Larvae feed on field maple and sycamore. (Pratt, 2011)

Ypsolopha sequella (Clerck, 1759)
Lewes, 03 vii 2011
Photo: Peter Tinning
Ypsolopha sequella (Clerck, 1759)
Chatham, Kent, 05 x 2013
Photo: Ian Hardy
Ypsolopha sequella (Clerck, 1759)
Bracklesham, 21 viii 2011
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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