Yponomeutidae: Yponomeutinae

0440 (ABH16.019) Paraswammerdamia albicapitella, (Scharfenberg, 1805)

KR01404

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

This species is grey with a white head and thorax, hence its latin name.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Both sexes come to light.

Wingspan: 10-13mm
Foodplant(s): Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 43 (15.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 April to 12 October

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 16 October to 16 October

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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
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Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths