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Yponomeuta sedella Treitschke, 1832

Grey Ermine
16.0080 (B&F: 431)

Yponomeuta vigintipunctata (Retzius, 1783)

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


A Nationally Notable Class B, resident moth. It occurs singly at mv light from the second week of July to late August. The larvae feed on orpine and related garden cultivars, although this needs confirmation in Sussex. (Pratt, 2011).

Yponomeuta sedella (Treitschke, 1832)
Lewes, 29 vii 2020
Photo: Peter Tinning
Yponomeuta sedella (Treitschke, 1832)
Lindfield, 28 vii 2009
Photo: Bob Foreman
Yponomeuta sedella (Treitschke, 1832)
Lindfield, 26 iv 2011
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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