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Argyresthia glabratella (Zeller, 1847)

Spruce Argent
20.0020 (B&F: 403)

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

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

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).

Argyresthia glabratella (Zeller, 1847)
larval feeding signs on Norway Spruce
Verdley Wood, 14 iv 2012
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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