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Yponomeuta rorrella (Hübner, 1796)

Willow Ermine
16.0050 (B&F: 428)

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


A resident and suspected immigrant and a Proposed Red Data Book Class 3 moth. It usually occurs singly or in low numbers in the far east and far west of the county. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from early July to the second week of August. The larvae feed on sallow. (Pratt, 2011).

Yponomeuta rorrella (Hübner, 1796)
Steyning, 06 vii 2018
Photo: Olly Ellis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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