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Argyresthia spinosella Stainton, 1849

Blackthorn Argent
20.0180 (B&F: 417)

Synonym(s):
Argyresthia mendica (Haworth, 1828)


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

Common

A resident species occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in shrubby places in both vice-counties. Only patchily distributed. Single-brooded, flying mainly from the third week of May to late June, occasionally to early August. Larvae feed on the shoots of sloe, sometimes on the blossoms. (Pratt, 2011).

Argyresthia spinosella Stainton, 1849
Bexhill-on-Sea, 30 v 2018
Photo: Keith Hackett
Argyresthia spinosella Stainton, 1849
Lindfield, 8 vi 2008
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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