Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Yponomeuta evonymella Linnaeus, 1758
Bird-cherry Ermine

Family: Yponomeutidae
Checklist Number: 16.001

Rarely recorded and probably a non-breeding migrant species

The larvae are reported to feed on bird cherry (Prunus padus) which is not native in the islands and only known at one location as an ornamental species.

Yponomeuta evonymella
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