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Genus Yponomeuta

American Ermine Moth? - Yponomeuta Ermine Moth - Yponomeuta Apple Ermine Moth on Pacific Crabapple - Yponomeuta malinellus Apple Ermine Moth - Yponomeuta malinellus Apple Ermine Moth? - Yponomeuta Yponomeuta cagnagella? - Yponomeuta unknown larvae - sawflies?? - Yponomeuta cagnagella American Ermine Moth, 2420 - Yponomeuta multipunctella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
No Taxon (Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea
Family Yponomeutidae (Ermine Moths)
Subfamily Yponomeutinae
Genus Yponomeuta
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Yponomeuta Latreille, 1796
Explanation of Names
See family account for origin as a typographic error.
Numbers
8 species in North America (1)
Size
wingspan 20-25 mm
Range
Throughout North America; genus is holarctic.
Internet References
pinned adult image of Y. multipunctella plus description and other info (Gerald Fauske, Moths of North Dakota)