Main: (Ypsolophidae / Ypsolophinae)
17.013 [B&F: 0463] Ypsolopha vittella (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Local in woodland, thickets, copses and areas with scattered trees throughout much of the British Isles, except for the far north of Scotland, the Outer Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland. In Hampshire there have been only a few recent records at widely scattered sites across the county. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight in recent years. Wingspan 16-20 mm. Larva feeds on Elm and Beech, beneath a silken web, over-wintering as an egg.

Flightime guide
StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
Adult
Larval

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC10 Isle of Wight
Yarmouth (SZ38)1923-Fassnidge, WAdult
Norton (SZ38)1948oneBlair, Dr K.G.Adult
VC11 South Hampshire
Southsea (SZ69)14-Aug-1983oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Chandlers Ford (SU42)1999-Elliott, Brian Adult
Portsmouth (SU60)19-Jul-2003oneThirlwell, Ian Adult
Portsmouth (SU60)05-Sep-2016oneThirlwell, Ian Adult
Portsmouth (SU60)21-Aug-2017oneThirlwell, Ian Adult
VC12 North Hampshire
Wildhern (SU35)04-Aug-2000-Green, David G Adult
Dummer (SU54)19-Sep-2003oneBudd, Philip Adult

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