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Ermine Moth

Yponomeuta sp.

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Deciduous woodland margin.


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2 Comments

KostasZontanos
KostasZontanos 11 months ago

Thanks Nayeli.

Nayeli
Nayeli 11 months 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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