Yponomeutidae : Yponomeutinae
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Yponomeuta evonymella
Bird-cherry Ermine
Yponomeuta cagnagella
Spindle Ermine
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Yponomeuta padella
Orchard Ermine

(Linnaeus, 1758)425 / 16.002

Norfolk status
Very difficult to separate this from similar species, even by genitalia examination.

Only records of bred specimens accepted or larvae which feed on Blackthorn, Hawthorn, plum & cherry forming a silken web.

Please record undetermined specimens of Yponomeuta padella, Yponomeuta malinellus and Yponomeuta cagnagella as the aggregate.

Verification Grade Comment: Occupied larval web or bred only

Recorded in 24 (32%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
12/08/2023128TF82West Raynham
07/08/2023127TG23North Walsham
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Wingspan: 19-22mm
Flight: July - Aug
Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Hawthorn, plum & cherry
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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