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Yponomeuta evonymella
Bird-cherry Ermine (Linnaeus, 1758)
Yponomeutidae: Yponomeutinae
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Photo © Kevin Leighton,  09/07/2012 - Stow Bardolph

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Wingspan: 19-25mm
Flight: July - Aug
Foodplant:   Bird cherry, Wild Plum, Dwarf cherry and Rowan
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Widespread.
One of the easiest of the small 'Ermines' to separate, having five rows of black dots on the forewing.
Woodland, heathland, fens, gardens, scrub, coastal areas and grassland.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
27/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
26/08/2019127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
23/08/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
22/08/2019128TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
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