Ypsolophidae: Ypsolophinae

0460 (ABH17.010) Ypsolopha parenthesella, (Linnaeus, 1761)

KR01493

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
ex. larva, Brampton Wood
ex. larva, Brampton Wood
 Photo © Peter Bissell
ex. larva, Brampton Wood
ex. larva, Brampton Wood
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
on hazel, Brampton Wood
on hazel, Brampton Wood
 Photo © Peter Bissell
on hazel, Brampton Wood
on hazel, Brampton Wood
 Photo © Peter Bissell
ex. larva. Brampton Wood
ex. larva. Brampton Wood
 Photo © Peter Bissell


General Information

This is a very variable, autumn-flying species.

Both sexes come to light.

Wingspan: 15-19mm
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.), Hazel (Corylus avellana), hawthorns (Crataegus spp.), Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus), birches (Betula spp.)
Flying: One generation, July-October
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 37 (13.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 July to 01 November

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 05 June to 11 June

Similar Species
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Hairy
Colours:
Green, black, yellow
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5