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0452 ~ Ypsolopha nemorella
UK Status

Resident. Local, found throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Just two records, both on the eastern side of the county, from Hyssington in 2000 and Llanfyllin in 2010.

Wingspan :   M & F, 21-24mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Mainly woodland.



Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds from a very slight spinning. Pupates in a dark brown cocoon in the leaf litter or against a twig.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 5th Aug 2010, Llanfyllin