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Yponomeuta plumbella
Black-tipped Ermine ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Yponomeutidae: Yponomeutinae
430 / 16.007
Photo © Richard Eagling,  Weybourne, 21-07-2014

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

Recorded in 26 (38%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/08/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
10/08/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
03/08/2019327TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
01/08/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
31/07/2019128TM09 - Attleborough
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