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Yponomeuta irrorella (Hübner, 1796)

Scarce Ermine
16.0060 (B&F: 429)


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

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A very rare resident with only five singletons recorded. It is a Proposed Red Data Book Class 2 moth and has been attracted to mv light from mid July to the first week of August. The larvae feed on Euonymus europaeus in other counties. (Pratt, 2011).

Yponomeuta irrorella (Hübner, 1796)
Findon Valley, 21 vii 2016
Photo: Mike Snelling
Yponomeuta irrorella (Hübner, 1796)
Findon Valley, 16 vii 2010
Photo: Mike Snelling
Yponomeuta irrorella (Hübner, 1796)
Findon Valley, 14 vii 2008
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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