The Moths of Suffolk
452 Ypsolopha nemorella, (Linnaeus, 1758)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Woodland, scrub and fens

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July to August

Larval foodplants : Honeysuckle (Lonicera)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Bentley in 1934-5 (Whit.); Hemley in 1903 by Waller (EMM. 1904, 80) and later; rare among honeysuckle in Monks Soham garden during August 1919 (Mly); Tuddenham (Wrn).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 21-24mm


Confusion species : None

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Ipswich, Suffolk (10.viii.2009) © Neil Sherman

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Beaten from Honeysuckle - Bradfield woods, Suffolk (3.v.2014) © Neil Sherman