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Paraswammerdamia nebulella
Hawthorn Ermine (Goeze, 1783)
Yponomeutidae: Yponomeutinae
441 / 16.020
Photo © Chris Knott,  MV light; Great Ellingham; 24th Jul 2013; female, gen.det. J. Clifton

Similar Norfolk Species
White-headed Ermine
Paraswammerdamia albicapitella
Birch Ermine
Swammerdamia caesiella
Wingspan: 11-14mm
Flight: Jun - Aug.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, Rowan, Rose.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Local.
Greyish moth with a white head.
Areas where foodplant found.

See also Swammerdamia caesiella, both are grey with a white head.

(=lutarea)

Verification Grade Comment: Poorly marked / worn examples Grade 4

Recorded in 45 (65%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2019+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
02/08/2019127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
29/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
27/07/2019227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
25/07/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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