Ypsolophidae: Ypsolophinae

0456 (ABH17.006) Ypsolopha horridella, (Treitschke, 1835)

KR01488

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

Although rather drab, this species has distinctive raised tufts on the forewing.


Wingspan: 16-21mm
Foodplant(s): Apple (Malus domestica), Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)
Flying: One generation, July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Woodland and gardens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 28 (10.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 26 July to 11 October


Local