The Moths of Suffolk
429 Yponomeuta irrorella, (Hübner, 1796)

National Status : pRDB2

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July to August

Larval foodplants : Spindle (Euonymus europaeus)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 19-25mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultYponomeuta evonymella, Bird-cherry ErmineYponomeuta padella, Orchard Ermine
Yponomeuta malinellus, Apple ErmineYponomeuta cagnagella, Spindle Ermine
Yponomeuta rorrella, Willow ErmineYponomeuta plumbella
Yponomeuta sedella

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Eye, Suffolk (19.vii.2010) © Paul Kitchener

Life history chart
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