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Argyresthia glabratella (Zeller, 1847)

(Spruce Argent)
20.0020 (B&F: 403)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Yponomeutoidea
  »Family: Argyresthiidae
   »Subfamily: Acrolepiinae
    »Tribe: Phalacropterygini

Synonym(s):

Argyresthia illuminatella sensu Pierce & Metcalfe, 1935 nec Zeller, 1839

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

The only authentic record of this species are of specimens coming to mv light in Holland Wood, Petworth and in Walberton during June 2009. Larvae are believed to feed on Norway spruce abroad. (Pratt, 2011).

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larval feeding signs on Norway Spruce
Verdley Wood, 14 iv 2012 Photo: Tony Davis

Argyresthia glabratella (Zeller, 1847)

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