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Myelois circumvoluta
Thistle Ermine (Fourceroy, 1785)
Pyralidae: Phycitinae
1458 / 62.042
Photo © Peter Tilley

Similar Norfolk Species
Bird-cherry Ermine
Yponomeuta evonymella
Wingspan: 27-33 mm.
Flight: June - July.
Foodplant:   Thistle.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Superficially like members of the Yponomeutidae family but has no black spots on the thorax, and with pure white fringe on the hindwing.
Many habitats where foodplant grows.
Fairly common and widespread.

Recorded in 60 (87%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1900.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/07/2020+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
18/07/2020327TG51 - Winterton/Caister
17/07/2020+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
12/07/2020127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
10/07/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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