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16.003 (BF426)

Apple Ermine   

Yponomeuta malinellus
Adult: 2

Recording method

Larvae feed gregariously in a web on the leaves.

Life cycle

Larvae present August-June.  Adults fly July-August.

Larval foodplant

Apple species.


First record for Dumfries and Galloway was an adult which came to MV light on 27 June 2011 in Auchencairn Bay, Kirkcudbrightshire.

5 record(s) from 3 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022 2021

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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