17.003 .... B&F 0453
Honeysuckle Moth Ypsolopha dentella (Fabricius, 1775)
Status .....Fairly widespread across Nottinghamshire, often turning up at woodlands containing Honeysuckle and will occur at garden light traps. The larvae have proved not too difficult to find with searching.
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Reared ex-larva. Photographed at Wellow Park June 2021
 
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Photographed at Lound Wood July 2010
 
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Early stages                            
Full grown larva on Honeysuckle Lonicera periclymenum. Photographed at Wellow Park June 2021.
 
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Pupal cocoon spun on Honeysuckle Lonicera periclymenum. Photographed at Wellow Park June 2021.
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Ypsolopha dentella
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. Colin Watkin. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sean Tobin. NBGRC. Mike Hyatt. Melanie Newman. Martin Gray. Ian Ellis. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Tom Shields. Jason and Lily Reece.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated August 2021

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