Main: (Ypsolophidae / Ypsolophinae)
17.001 [B&F: 0451] Ypsolopha mucronella (Scopoli, 1763)

 

Notes: Local in woodland on chalky soils throughout southern England. Fairly widely distributed across Hampshire, wherever the foodplant is found, but decidedly uncommon on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 26-33 mm. The distinctive attenuated resting posture is shared by a few other species of Ypsolopha, and most closely resembles Y. nemorella, which has a strong basal streak, lacking in Y. nemorella. Larva feeds on Spindle, beneath a silken web.

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