Yponomeuta cagnagella (Hübner, 1813)

spindle ermine

mine

Small, full depth blotch, mainly in the younger leaves. The larvae soon start living free, making the well-known collective spinnings that can shroud entire shrubs.

host plants

Celastraceae, monophagous

Euomymus europaeus, japonicus.

phenology

Larvae mine in April-May (Agassiz, 1996a; Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2009).

NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2009).

LUX recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

Entire Europe (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

pupa

Illustrated by Patočka (1997a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a).

synonyms

Yponomeuta cognatella Treitschke, 1932.

references

Agassiz (1996a), Bengtsson & Johansson (2011a), Gómez de Aizpúrua (2003a), Hering (1957a), Huemer (2012a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Leutsch (2011a), Patočka (1997a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Robbins (1991a), Roques, Cleary, Matsiakh & Eschem (2017a), Szőcs (1977a).

mod 4.iv.2019