Ypsolophidae : Ypsolophinae
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Ypsolopha mucronella
Spindle Moth

(Scopoli, 1763)451 / 17.001
=Spindle Smudge

Norfolk status
Woodland on calcareous soils.
Overwinters in haystacks or other dense cover.
Mostly recorded March - May.

Recorded in 23 (31%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
29/04/2024128TM09Great Ellingham
13/04/2024128TM09Great Ellingham
11/04/2024127TG14Felbrigg / Runton
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Wingspan: 26-33mm
Flight: August to May
Foodplant:   Spindle
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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