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Genus Yponomeuta

Spotted moth - Yponomeuta American Ermine Moth - Yponomeuta multipunctella American Ermine Moth? - Yponomeuta Euonymus moth - Yponomeuta cagnagella Unknown moth - Yponomeuta multipunctella Orchard Ermine Moth? - Yponomeuta unknown larvae - sawflies?? - Yponomeuta cagnagella Ermine Moth? - Yponomeuta
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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)