16.003 .... B&F 0426
Apple Ermine Yponomeuta malinellus (Zeller, 1838)
Status .....Not commonly recorded in recent years, possibly due to the difficulty in identifying the adults as there are several almost identical species to cause confusion. Each species can be easily identified by larval foodplant. 
Adult reared ex-Warsop Main Pit Top larva, photographed June 2019
Early stages                            
Larval web and larvae photographed on Malus sp, Warsop Main Pit Top June 2019
Pupa (removed from cocoon) photographed June 2019
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Yponomeuta malinellus 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. David Shaw. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated December 2022

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