Seq # 195010090

Ypsolopha scabrella (Linnaeus, 1761) Species

Last modified: Jan. 30, 2021, 11:03 a.m.

A rather common species throughout Belgium.


Family: Ypsolophidae > Subfamily: Ypsolophinae > Genus: Ypsolopha > Species: Ypsolopha scabrella
Vernacular names
Gelijnde spitskopmot (NL)
First mention in Belgium
De Fré Ch. 1858. Catalogue des Microlépidoptères de la Belgique. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 2: 45–162. On page 120.




Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


The larva feeds from a slight web on the leaves of the food plant.
It pupates in a boat-shaped cocoon amongst detritus or under loose bark.
They come to light.

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Flight periods

The adults fly from July till early September.

Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Malus, Crataegus and Cotoneaster

The larva feeds from a slight web on the leaves of: Malus, Crataegus or Cotoneaster.

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