Ypsolophidae: Ypsolophinae

0462 (ABH17.012) Ypsolopha sequella, (Clerck, 1759)

KR01495

Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

This is a very distinctive species and is unlikely to be confused with any others.

Both sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.
Often found at rest during day

Wingspan: 17-20mm
Foodplant(s): Field Maple (Acer campestre), Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus)
Flying: One generation, July-October
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Wooded areas.

Regional Information

Recorded in 54 (20%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 17 June to 13 October


Local