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Argyresthia pruniella (Clerck, 1759)

Cherry Fruit Moth
20.0210 (B&F: 420)

Argyresthia ephippella (Fabricius, [1777])

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


A resident species occurring singly at mv light in a few places in a range of habitats in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early June into August. The species is associated with wild and garden cherry here, the young shoots being the larval foodplants elsewhere. (Pratt, 2011).

Argyresthia pruniella (Clerck, 1759)
Marlpit Shaw, Nymans, 17 vi 2015
Photo: Bob Foreman
Argyresthia pruniella (Clerck, 1759)
Crowborough, 27 vii 2019
Photo: Charles Waters
Argyresthia pruniella (Clerck, 1759)
Crowborough, 10 vii 2015
Photo: Charles Waters

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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