Ypsolophidae: Ypsolophinae

0452 (ABH17.002) Ypsolopha nemorella, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR01481

 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


General Information

This is one of the larger species of the genus Ypsolopha. It has a diagnostic dark spot on the creamy forewing.


Wingspan: 21-24mm
Foodplant(s): honeysuckles (Lonicera spp.)
Flying: One generation, July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 10 (3.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 13 May to 23 September