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36a0124 – 2421   Yponomeuta padella (Linnaeus, 1758)
             Orchard Ermine Moth

Robin McLeod
Distribution: Europe; USA: Pacific Northeast and northeastern US and Canada.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phalaena padella Linnaeus, 1758
Hyponomeuta alba Dufrane, 1960
Hyponomeuta grisea Dufrane, 1960
Hyponomeuta variabilis Zeller, 1844
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Yponomeuta padella
Ben Smart
Yponomeuta padella
Anthony W. Thomas
Yponomeuta padella
Anthony W. Thomas
Yponomeuta padella
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