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Ypsolopha vittella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Elm Smudge
17.0130 (B&F: 463)

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


A resident species, scarce in both vice-counties with recent records coming from just three locations. Apparently double-brooded, flying mainly from late June to late July and again episodically from mid-August to late November. Larvae feed on elm and beech. (Pratt, 2011)

Ypsolopha vittella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Saltdean, 17 vii 2014
Photo: Tim Wilton

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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