Seq # 195010100

Ypsolopha sequella (Clerck, 1759) Species

Last modified: Feb. 18, 2022, 10:07 a.m.

A rather rare species throughout Belgium.


Family: Ypsolophidae > Subfamily: Ypsolophinae > Genus: Ypsolopha > Species: Ypsolopha sequella
Vernacular names
Panterspitskopmot (NL), Osterhasenfalter (DE)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1844. Énumération des insectes Lépidoptères de la Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société royale des Sciences de Liége 2: 1–35. On page 24. view page




Wingspan: 18–20 mm.

Museum specimens

Specimens in nature


The larva feeds from a slight web, on the leaves of the food plant.
Pupation in a soft white cocoon in moss on the trunks or amongst detritus on the ground.
The adults come to light.

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Flight periods

The adults fly from July to late October.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Acer campestre

The larva feeds on the leaves of: Acer campestre, or sometimes, A. pseudoplatanus.

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