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Ermine Moth

Yponomeuta sp.


Ermine moth (Yponomeuta sp.) foraging on dwarf elder (Sambucus ebulus).. Most probably Y. cagnagella or some other of the same species group (Y. malinellus, Y. padella). Very difficult to distinguish between them without dissecting genitalia.


Deciduous woodland margin.

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KostasZontanos a year ago

Thanks Nayeli.

Nayeli a year ago

it is a great camouflage! nice one!

Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Μακεδονίας - Θράκης, Greece

Lat: 40.59, Long: 23.13

Spotted on Aug 6, 2017
Submitted on Aug 9, 2017

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