Yponomeutidae : Yponomeutinae
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Ocnerostoma friesei
Grey Pine Ermine
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Ocnerostoma piniariella
White Pine Ermine

(Zeller, 1847)16.023/444
Norfolk status
Rare, uncertain.
Conifer plantations.

Distribution is incompletely known due to confusion with the very similar O. friesei.

There is very little to separate this species from Ocnerostoma friesei. Attention should be paid to the antenna, which is ringed white and pale grey in the male and white in the female.

[MBGBI vol3, p65]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 8 (12%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/06/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
01/04/2017+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
19/07/2014128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
05/08/2013128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
22/07/2013127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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Wingspan: 8-10mm
Season: June - July
Foodplant:   Scots Pine
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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