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Argyresthia bonnetella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Hawthorn Argent
20.0220 (B&F: 421)

Synonym(s):
Argyresthia nitidella (Fabricius, 1787)
Argyresthia curvella sensu auctt. nec (Linnaeus, 1761)


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

Common

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 to early September. Larvae feed on the shoots of hawthorn. (Pratt, 2011).

Argyresthia bonnetella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Brighton, 18 vii 2020
Photo: Jeremy Patterson

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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