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Yponomeuta cagnagella Extremely difficult to ID on morphology. ID based on having had hundreds (thousands?) of caterpillars in our Spindle trees previously. Jane's garden,Moth Week 2021,Spindle ermine,Yponomeuta,Yponomeuta cagnagella,nl: Kardinaalsmutsstippelmot Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Yponomeuta cagnagella

Extremely difficult to ID on morphology. ID based on having had hundreds (thousands?) of caterpillars in our Spindle trees previously.

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  1. Hah, same ID approach I use for this one. Very numerous species. Posted 5 months ago

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''Yponomeuta cagnagella'', the spindle ermine, is a moth from the family Yponomeutidae, the ermine moths. The wingspan of the moth ranges from 19 to 26 millimetres. Flight time ranges from the end of June to October. The moth is attracted to light.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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Uploaded Jul 23, 2021.