423 (Large Beech Argent), Argyresthia semitestacella (Curtis, 1833)
Status and ecology:
National Status: Local
A resident species only recently known from Rewell Wood and Petworth; presumed extinct in East Sussex since 1933. Single-brooded, flying mainly during August and September in other counties, although this has not yet been confirmed in Sussex. Larvae feed on shoots of beech. (Pratt, 2011).
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Although recorded in Sussex, the database has not as yet, been updated to include these records.