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

Similar Norfolk Species
Argyresthia trifasciata
Triple-barred Argent
Argyresthia cupressella
409b Cypress Tip Moth
(Walsingham, 1890)20.007
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 15 (22%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2003.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/07/2014127TG24 - Cromer
25/06/2014127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
24/06/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
23/06/2014327TG24 - Cromer
22/06/2014127TG24 - Cromer
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Wingspan: 8-9mm
Season: June - July
Foodplant:   Cypress, Juniper
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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