|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.
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.
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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