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Genus Yponomeuta

Yponomeuta species - Yponomeuta semialba Yponomeuta Yponomeuta moth - Yponomeuta Apple Ermine Moth - Yponomeuta malinellus American Ermine Moth - Yponomeuta multipunctella Moth 29 ID? - Yponomeuta American ermine - Yponomeuta multipunctella euonymus caterpillar - Yponomeuta cagnagella
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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.
8 species in North America (1)
wingspan 20-25 mm
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)