Ypsolophidae: Ypsolophinae

0451 (ABH17.001) Ypsolopha mucronella, (Scopoli, 1763)

KR01480

Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

This species overwinters in haystacks or other dense cover.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an adult.

Wingspan: 26-33mm
Foodplant(s): Spindle (Euonymus europaeus)
Flying: One generation, August-May (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Woodland on calcareous soils.

Regional Information

Recorded in 4 (1.5%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in April 2017

Recorded date range (Adult): 23 February to 23 September

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Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths

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