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Argyresthia pruniella (Clerck, 1759)

Cherry Fruit Moth
20.0210 (B&F: 420)

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

Synonym(s):

Argyresthia ephippella (Fabricius, [1777])

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident species occurring singly at mv light in a few places in a range of habitats in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early June into August. The species is associated with wild and garden cherry here, the young shoots being the larval foodplants elsewhere. (Pratt, 2011).

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Marlpit Shaw, Nymans, 17 vi 2015 Photo: Bob Foreman

Argyresthia pruniella (Clerck, 1759)

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