Species: White-shouldered Smudge (Ypsolopha parenthesella)

White-shouldered Smudge (Ypsolopha parenthesella)
Originator: Frode Falkenberg

Host plants: Alder (Alnus), Birch (Betula), Carpinus betulus, Common Hazel (Corylus avellana), Oak (Quercus)

Confusion species: Variable Smudge (Ypsolopha ustella)

Systematics :

KingdomAnimals (Animalia)
Phylum Articulate animals (Arthropoda)
Class  Insects (Insecta)
Order   Moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera)
Group    Micro-moths ("Micro-heterocera")
Family     Ypsolophidae
Subfamily      Ypsolophinae
Genus       Ypsolopha
Species        White-shouldered Smudge (Ypsolopha parenthesella)