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Argyresthia aurulentella Stainton, 1849

Gold Juniper Argent
20.0090 (B&F: 408)

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


The only known locality for this species in Sussex is at Cissbury, where it was associated with native juniper just prior to 1886. By 1905 it had been found in abundance at Cissbury, but no later records exist. Larvae feed on juniper in other counties. (Pratt, 2011).

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Although recorded in Sussex, the database has not as yet, been updated to include these records.

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