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Yponomeutidae

425 Orchard Ermine, Yponomeuta padella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident species occurring singly or sparingly, though sometimes fairly common to common at mv light in open habitats in both vice-counties. Larvae are more numerous than the resultant adults. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to mid August, occasionally to early September. Larvae feed on the leaves of sloe and hawthorn. (Pratt, 2011).

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Lindfield, 26 vii 2010 Photo: Bob Foreman

Yponomeuta padella (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Distribution map for Yponomeuta padella

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