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Ethmia dodecea
Dotted Ermel (Haworth, 1828)
Ethmiidae: Ethmiinae
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Photo © Peter Tilley

Similar Norfolk Species
Bird-cherry Ermine
Yponomeuta evonymella
Wingspan: 17-21 mm
Flight: May - August .
Foodplant:   Common Gromwell
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Uncommon, but reasonably well recorded in west Norfolk in suitable habitat.

Similar to various Yponomeuta spp, but with black markings larger and fewer.

Edges of woodland rides, wooded fenland.

Recorded in 21 (30%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1988.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/07/2019128TM08 - Banham/Lopham
11/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
10/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
09/07/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
08/07/2019128TF73 - Docking/Bircham
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