Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Yponomeuta plumbella

Yponomeuta plumbella (Denis &Schiffermüller, 1775)

black-tipped ermine, large-spot ermine moth

on Euonymus

Yponomeuta plumbella

Santpoort, Duin en Kruidberg, 11.vii.2016 © Laurens van der Linde


Larvae in a web on the leaves.

host plants

Celastraceae, monophagous

Euonymus europaeus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

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


Yponomeuta plumbellus.


Friese (1963a), Jurc (2016a), Lepiforum (2020), Leutsch (2011a), (2020), Patočka (1999b), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Šumpich (1998a).

Last modified 29.viii.2023