16.001 Bird-cherry Ermine Yponomeuta evonymella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Family
Yponomeutidae: Yponomeutinae. 
 
Status
Resident. Common. 
 
Flight period
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VC72
First was found at Tynron on 22nd July 1944 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton.
Other sites: Arkleton House, Bowhousepark, Castlehill in Kirkmahoe parish, Castle Loch at Lochmaben, Closeburn, Connansknowe near Kirkton, Courance, Crichope Linn, Dornockbrow, Dunscore, Durisdeer, Eskrigg NR at Lockerbie, Glencaple, Heathhall Plantation, Holmhead on Lochar Moss, Kirkmahoe, Low Kirkbride Farm, Morrington, Newtonairds, Perchhall Loch SSSI, Stenhouse Wood SWT, Tynron Juniper Wood SWT.
 
VC73
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Kirkconnell between 1860-67 by William Lennon.
Other sites: Auchenshore on Auchencairn Bay, Barnbarroch, Bennan Hill near Mossdale, Carsfad near Dalry, Carsluith, Clifton, Deer Range, Garroch Glen, Gatehouse of Fleet, Glenlee, Hannaston Wood SSSI, Haugh of Urr, Holme Glen at Garplefoot, Ken-Dee Marshes RSPB, Kirkcudbright, Low Cordorcan, Mabie Forest, Mersehead RSPB, Milton, Old Torr, Palnackie, Red Haven Bay, Threave Estate NTS.
 
VC74
First was found at Torrs on 27th July 1983 by Sir Arthur Duncan.
Other sites: None.
 
Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
Bird Cherry. 
 
Identification


Habitat


Recorders' notes

© Keith Naylor, Haugh of Urr, 30 August 2007

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