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Ermine Moth Caterpillars

Observed: 16th June 2013 By: tad2106tad2106’s reputation in Invertebratestad2106’s reputation in Invertebrates

We have an infestation of ermine moth caterpillars on the bird cherry trees on Jesus Green in Cambridge. They are getting a lot of attention from passers by. They have stripped the trees of leaves and spun a covering that make the trees look quite ghostly.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Bird-cherry Ermine (Yponomeuta evonymella) interacts


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You are right, but species

You are right, but species should be Yponomeuta evonymella

Robert Homan