Yponomeutidae : Yponomeutinae
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Immature stages

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Swammerdamia caesiella
Birch Ermine
Paraswammerdamia albicapitella
White-headed Ermine
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Swammerdamia pyrella
Little Ermine

(Villers, 1789)16.017/438
Norfolk status
Hedgerows, gardens, heathland, woodland and fens.
Species difficult to separate as adults without reference to the structure of the genitalia.

Golden highlight on wing-tip.

Recorded in 40 (58%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/10/2018+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
06/10/2018+27TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
04/10/2018+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
03/10/2018+27TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
22/08/2018127TG14 - Sheringham
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Wingspan: 10-13mm
Season: Two Generations. May-Jun. Jul-Aug.
Foodplant:   Apple, Hawthorn, Pear.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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