Argyresthiidae
ABH BF
Photo © Allan Drewitt,  Dersingham 28/05/09 - First VC28 record.

Similar Norfolk Species
Argyresthia trifasciata
Triple-barred Argent
 
Argyresthia cupressella
Cypress Tip Moth

(Walsingham, 1890)20.007/409b
Norfolk status
Recent colonist from North America.
Introduced with its foodplants, and was first found in the British Isles in Suffolk in 1997.

New VC28 records in 2009, and more than 30 records in 2010!

Recorded in 19 (28%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2003.
Last Recorded in 2015.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/06/2015427TG20 - Norwich
20/06/2015127TG14 - Sheringham
20/06/2015+28TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
18/06/2015327TG20 - Norwich
17/06/2015127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Wingspan: 8-9mm
Season: June - July
Foodplant:   Cypress, Juniper
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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