Yponomeuta malinellus - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

YPONOMEUTIDAE

Yponomeutinae

Las Descargues, 14 June 2009
Yponomeuta malinellus Adult

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© Robin Howard

Yponomeuta malinellus Zeller, 1838

Apple Ermine

Wingspan: 20-23mm

A univoltine species flying June to August when it is attracted to light and has been recorded from Las Descargues and traps in the Bave Valley.

The larva feeds in a silken web on the leaves of Malus.

 

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