Yponomeutidae: Yponomeutinae

0436 (ABH16.014) Pseudoswammerdamia combinella, (Hübner, 1786)

KR01398

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Old Weston
Old Weston
 Photo © Kevin Royles


General Information

This species is quite large and has a diagnostic dark-bordered orange spot at the end of the forewing.

Both sexes come to light but in small numbers only.

Wingspan: 13-16mm
Foodplant(s): Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)
Flying: One generation, May-June
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 23 (8.5%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in May 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 12 April to 31 July


Local