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Ypsolopha asperella (Linnaeus, 1761)

Имаго  Ypsolopha asperella


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Yponomeutoidea family Ypsolophidae subfamily Ypsolophinae genus Ypsolopha → species Ypsolopha asperella

Species name(s)

Ypsolopha asperella (Linnaeus, 1761) = Phalaena asperella Linnaeus, 1761.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #3. Karelsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #40. Primorsky.


20—21 mm.

Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Имаго  Ypsolopha asperella

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan: 20 - 21 mm. Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


  • Austria, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, Romania, the Soviet Union - the European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, the European North-West, Central European, European southern taiga, Trans-Baikal, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Nizhne-Amur, Seaside, Mid-Volzhsky, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, the British Isles, France, Germany, Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Latvia, Lithuania, Norway (mainland), Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Finland France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.


  • March - May, July - August Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Apple (Malus), Plum (Prunus), Hawthorn (Crataegus) Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Andrey Ponomarev.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.



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13.04.2015 12:00, Peter Khramov

Basil, everything is done. See. The system area.

13.04.2015 11:59, Peter Khramov Corrected data.

Flight time: July, August → March, April, May, July, August.

13.04.2015 10:16, Vasiliy Feoktistov

A butterfly flies in two generations, but to formalize such a way that it is properly looked fails. It should look like this:
in March, April, May skipping July, August

13.04.2015 9:43, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Flight time: March, April, May → July, August.

13.04.2015 9:43, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Wingspan: No formalized data → 20—21 mm. Flight time: No formalized data → March, April, May.

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