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Yponomeuta irrorella
Scarce Ermine (Hübner, 1796)
Yponomeutidae: Yponomeutinae
429 / 16.006
Photo © Ian Walker,  New for Norfolk - Cley 30/07/13

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Wingspan: 19-25mm
Flight: July to August
Foodplant:   Spindle
Nat Status: pRDB2
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
A scarce and local species, occurring in southern and south-eastern England.

One of the more distinctive Yponomeuta, showing a patch of greyish suffusion in the centre of the forewing and another smaller patch at the base.

New for Norfolk in 2013 (not identified until Aug 2014) at Cley-next-the-Sea VC27. (I. Walker, 30/07/13)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2013.
Last Recorded in 2013.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/07/2013127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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