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Argyresthia pygmaeella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Sallow Argent
20.0130 (B&F: 412)

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


A resident species occurring singly at mv light in a very few wet habitats in both vice-counties; in danger of extinction in West Sussex. Single-brooded, flying mainly from the second week of June to the third week of July. Larvae feed inside the catkins and buds of sallow. (Pratt, 2011).

Argyresthia pygmaeella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
TQ785099 St Leonards on Sea, 25 vi 2010
Photo: Crystal Ray

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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