Ermine Moth agg. - Yponomeuta agg.

Description

Four Ermine moth species, namely Orchard Ermine (Yponomeuta padella), Apple Ermine (Yponomeuta malinellus), Spindle Ermine (Yponomeuta cagnagella) and Willow Ermine (Yponomeuta rorrella) should now be recorded as Yponomeuta agg., unless it is made clear that they were recorded as an occupied larval web or reared from the relevant larval foodplant.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

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When to see it

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UK Status

Widespread in Britain as an aggregate.

VC55 Status

Widespread in Leicestershire and Rutland as an aggregate.

Reference
16.0055 BF428a

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