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Similar Norfolk Species
Argyresthia abdominalis
Downland Argent
Argyresthia cupressella
Cypress Tip Moth
Argyresthia dilectella
407 Juniper Argent
(Zeller, 1847)20.006
Norfolk status
Flies by day and night.
One of several related species which are probably becoming more widespread as a result of the increase in garden Juniper.

VC28 records [MBGBI vol3, p75]

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2012.


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Wingspan: 7-9mm
Season: July - Aug
Foodplant:   Juniper, Cypress
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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