|16.001 ~ 0424 ~ Yponomeuta evonymella ~ Bird-cherry Ermine|
Resident & Migrant. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles.
Common. Recorded throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 19-25mm.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Bird cherry, wild plum and rowan.
Shoot miner/web former. Eggs laid in a cluster of 50-100 on the foodplant. Larva first mines the shoot, then feed gregariously in a web. Pupates gregariously in the web.
Photo by MDH, 4th July 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by PRW, 12th July 2006, Commins Coch
Photo by TR, 14th June 2013, Manafon
Larval webs on bird cherry