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

Identification

Confusion species : None


Click to view full size image
Ipswich, Suffolk (10.viii.2009) © Neil Sherman

Flight chart
JFMAMJJASOND
100 57

Life history chart
JFMAMJJASOND
larva larvapupa pupaimago imago no datano datano datano data

Further Photographs

Click to view full size image
Beaten from Honeysuckle - Bradfield woods, Suffolk (3.v.2014) © Neil Sherman