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Yponomeuta plumbella
Black-tipped Ermine ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Yponomeutidae: Yponomeutinae
430 / 16.007
Photo © Chris Pye,  Watton, 21.7.11.

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Wingspan: 17-19mm
Flight: Jun - Aug.
Foodplant:   Spindle.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Local.
Distinct black spot centrally on the forewing and blackish patch at the wingtip.
Common where foodplant occurs.

Recorded in 27 (39%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/08/2020127TG20 - Norwich
12/08/2020327TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
07/08/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
07/08/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
04/08/2020128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
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