Yponomeutidae: Yponomeutinae

0438 (ABH16.017) Swammerdamia pyrella, (Villers, 1789)

KR01402

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


General Information

This species is difficult to distinguish from the similar species without genital examination.


Wingspan: 10-13mm
Foodplant(s): Apple (Malus domestica), hawthorns (Crataegus spp.), pears (Pyrus spp.)
Flying: Two generations, May-June and July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Hedgerows, gardens, heathland, woodland and fens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 47 (17.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in May 2017

Recorded date range (Adult): 16 April to 03 September

Similar Species
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Brown, yellow, purple, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5