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Argyresthia albistria (Haworth, 1828)

(Purple Argent)
20.0230 (B&F: 422)

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

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident species usually occurring singly, occasionally sparingly at mv light in a few bushy places in both vice-counties. Widespread, but only thinly distributed. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early June to early August, occasionally to late September. Larvae feed on the shoots of sloe. (Pratt, 2011).

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Findon Valley, 26 vii 2011 Photo: Mike Snelling

Argyresthia albistria (Haworth, 1828)

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