Ypsolophidae: Ypsolophinae

0455 (ABH17.005) Ypsolopha scabrella, (Linnaeus, 1761)

KR01486

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 Photo © Jonathan Newman


General Information

This species has three raised scale tufts which are visible when the moth is at rest.

Both sexes come to light.

Wingspan: 15-21mm
Foodplant(s): hawthorns (Crataegus spp.), Apple (Malus domestica)
Flying: One generation, July-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Open woodland and gardens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 81 (30%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 28 June to 28 September

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 09 May to 09 May

Similar Species
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


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