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Yponomeuta evonymella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Bird-cherry Ermine
16.0010 (B&F: 424)

Synonym(s):
Yponomeuta padi Zeller, 1844


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Yponomeutoidea
    »Family: Yponomeutidae
      »Subfamily: Yponomeutinae
        »Tribe: Phalacropterygini

Common

A resident and suspected immigrant usually occurring sparingly or fairly commonly at mv light inland in a wide range of habitats. Widely distributed, but distinctly irregular in appearance in most places. Increasing. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to mid August, sometimes from mid June. Larvae feed on cultivated cherry, although this has yet to be confirmed in Sussex. (Pratt, 2011).

Yponomeuta evonymella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lindfield, 3 vii 2009
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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