Yponomeutidae : Yponomeutinae
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Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
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 2019.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/06/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
03/06/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
01/06/2019227TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
25/05/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
24/05/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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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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