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Zelleria hepariella
Brown Ash Ermine Stainton, 1849
Yponomeutidae: Yponomeutinae
435 / 16.010
Photo © Francis Farrow,  2-3 August 2011 - Sheringham Common TG1642

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 10-15mm
Flight: July - April (overwinters)
Foodplant:   Ash.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Calcareous soils. Overwinters in dense cover such as Yew.
Characteristic 'nose-down' Argyresthia-like resting posture.

Recorded in 13 (19%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/06/2020128TF80 - Swaffham
03/08/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
24/07/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
24/07/2019128TM08 - Banham/Lopham
22/07/2019128TF91 - Dereham
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