|0426 ~ Yponomeuta malinellus ~ Apple Ermine|
Resident. Widespread throughout Britain as far north as the central lowlands of Scotland.
Found from several sites across the county, probably under-recorded.
Wingspan : M & F, 20-23mm.
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Leaf miner/web forming. Eggs laid in batches under a protective covering on the foodplant. Larva first mines the leaves, then feed gregariously in a web. Pupates gregariously in the web.
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Photo by MDH, 18th July 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by MDH, 3rd Aug 2011, Llanfyllin.
Pic shows grey suffusion on forewing sometimes found on this species.