Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Yponomeuta irrorella

Yponomeuta irrorella (Hübner, 1796)

scarce ermine

on Euonymus

Yponomeuta irrorella

Haarlemmermeer, 13.vii.2020 © Laurens van der Linde


Larvae in small groups oe solitary in extensive webs on the foliage.

host plants

Celastraceae, monophagous

Euonymus europaeus.


Univoltine; hibernation as young larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka (1999b).


Yponomeuta irrorellus.


Corley, Marabuto, Maravalhas ao (2011a), Hiermann, Friebe & Mayr (2017a), Huemer (2012a), Huemer, Mayr & Siegel (2009a), Huisman & Koster (2000a), Jurc (2016a), Lepiforum (2020), Leutsch (2011a), Patočka (1999b), Roweck & Savenkov (2010a), Schütze (1931a), Verboven (2013a), Žemlička (2011a).

Last modified 24.viii.2023