Honeysuckle Moth

Ypsolopha dentella – If you grow honeysuckle in your garden the chances are you may have some of these. This is a chestnut-brown and cream to whitish patterned micro-moth with distinctive upturned wingtips. It has a forewing length of around 11mm ( almost half an inch).

Honeysuckle Moth Ypsolopha dentella

Honeysuckle Moth Ypsolopha dentella

Copyright: Peter Hillman
Camera used: Nikon D7200
Date taken: 20th July 2017
Place: Rear garden, Staffordshire


9 thoughts on “Honeysuckle Moth

  1. Perfect and distinctive. My next door neighbour has honeysuckle. I may have some explaining to do if I’m caught poking around in it.😂

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