Ypsolophidae : Ypsolophinae
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Ypsolopha lucella
Plain Smudge

(Fabricius, 1775)457 / 17.007

Rare resident.

Quercus spp. with larva feeding in May/June in a flimsy web.

Recorded in 10 (7%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1876.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 16-18mm
Flight: July to August
Foodplant:   Oak.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSO88
02/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSO88
27/07/20181VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
12/08/20161VC39 - StaffordshireSO88
12/08/20161VC39 - StaffordshireSO88
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