Yponomeutidae: Yponomeutinae

0428 (ABH16.005) Willow Ermine Yponomeuta rorrella, (Hübner, 1796)

KR01352

Seghill, Northumberland 07-08-15
Seghill, Northumberland 07-08-15
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Seghill, Northumberland 07-08-15
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Seghill
Seghill
 Photo © Ian Fisher


General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as an egg.
Both sexes come to light.

Wingspan: 19-24mm
Foodplant(s): White Willow (Salix alba), Grey Willow (Salix cinerea)
Flying: One generation, July-August
UK Presence: Resident and Immigrant
National status: Proposed Red Data Book

Regional Information

Recorded in 38 (14.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 07 June to 06 September

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Proposed Red Data Book