Yponomeutidae: Yponomeutinae

0431 (ABH16.008) Yponomeuta sedella, Treitschke, 1832

KR01355

Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2013
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2013
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2013
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Old Weston
Old Weston
 Photo © Kevin Royles
Freudenstadt, Germany, October 2013
Freudenstadt, Germany, October 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Freudenstadt, Germany, October 2013
Freudenstadt, Germany, October 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Freudenstadt, Germany, October 2013
Freudenstadt, Germany, October 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Feeding signs, Freudenstadt, Germany, October 2013
Feeding signs, Freudenstadt, Germany, October 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell


General Information

This species has a grey ground colour and a forewing with four rows of black dots which are diagnostic.

Both sexes come to light.

Wingspan: 15-18mm
Foodplant(s): orpines (Sedum spp.)
Flying: One generation, April-May
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Regional Information

Recorded in 4 (1.5%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 06 July to 05 August

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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
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Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
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Nationally Scarce B

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Wrinkled
Colours:
White, grey, black, yellow
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5