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Argyresthia glabratella >

Argyresthia laevigatella Herrich-Schäffer, 1855

Larch-boring Argent
20.0010 (B&F: 401)

Argyresthia atmoriella Bankes, 1896
Argyresthia glabratella sensu Pierce & Metcalfe, 1935 nec (Zeller, 1847)

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


There are only four good records of this species in Sussex. The first is of its original discovery at Balcombe in June 1957. Single adults then came to mv light in Rewell Wood in June 1993 and in Walberton in June 2009. The only East Sussex record is from the Lewes district in 1990. (Pratt, 2011).

Argyresthia laevigatella (Heydenreich, 1851)
Dissected by Tony Davis
Findon Valley, 02 vi 2017
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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