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Genus Yponomeuta

few-spotted ermine moth - top - Yponomeuta padella Ermine Moth - Yponomeuta 2420 - Yponomeuta multipunctella Unknown micro moth - Yponomeuta multipunctella Apple Ermine Moth? - Yponomeuta Apple Ermine Moth? - Yponomeuta American ermine - Yponomeuta multipunctella Yponomeuta - 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)