Ypsolophidae: Ypsolophinae

0463 (ABH17.013) Ypsolopha vittella, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR01496

Seghill
Seghill
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Seghill
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Seghill
Seghill
 Photo © Ian Fisher


General Information

This is quite a variable species, with the amount of black on the forewing being particularly varied.


Wingspan: 16-20mm
Foodplant(s): elms (Ulmus spp.), Beech (Fagus sylvatica)
Flying: One generation, July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Open woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 29 (10.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 20 June to 02 October


Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Wrinkled
Colours:
Black, red, white, brown
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5