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Yponomeuta sedella
Grey Ermine Treitschke, 1832
Yponomeutidae: Yponomeutinae
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Photo © Dave Appleton,  29/07/2015 - North Elmham

Similar Norfolk Species
Bird-cherry Ermine
Yponomeuta evonymella
Orchard Ermine
Yponomeuta padella
Wingspan: 15-18mm
Flight: April - May (Aug)
Foodplant:   Orpime.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Grey ground colour, forewing with four rows of black dots.

Distinguished by the grey head, pale grey wing and lack of dots in the terminal area. Most likely to be confused with darker individuals of Y.padella.

Recorded in 21 (30%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/08/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
29/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
27/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
24/07/2019227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
23/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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