Ypsolophidae: Ypsolophinae

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



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



Regional Information

Recorded in 12 (4.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2022

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