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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and very local resident/migrant.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 10mm.

Foodplant: Willows spp.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20062001
Year last recorded20142014
Number of records8611
Number of individuals14431
Unique positions95
Unique locations95
Adult records8410
Immature records21

For the county, we have a total of 97 records from 14 sites. First recorded in 2001.


16.005 Yponomeuta rorrella 06
© Terry Box, 6 Aug 2020
16.005 Yponomeuta rorrella 05
© Damian Money
16.005 Yponomeuta rorrella 04 larvae on willow
© Andy Nunn
16.005 Yponomeuta rorrella 03 larvae
© Dave Shenton
16.005 Yponomeuta rorrella 02 larval web
© Dave Shenton
16.005 Yponomeuta rorrella 01
© Barry Spence, 10 May 2011

Species Account

Argus 47, 2004:
VC61. Kilnsea & Spurn, 72 between 11-31.8.2004 (BRS). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
VC63. Rossington, 30.7.2001, 22.6.2003 (RIH). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Current status (HEB, 2011): The earliest record was from Rossington (VC63) in 2001 with further records in that vice-county since. However most subsequent county records have come from VC61, where it has been recorded quite commonly on occasions, these are likely to refer to immigrant moths.

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