Argyresthiidae
ABH BF
Photo © Ian Barton,  Cranwich 03/08/13

Similar Norfolk Species
Argyresthia albistria
Purple Argent
 
Argyresthia semitestacella
Large Beech Argent

(Curtis, 1833)20.024/423
Norfolk status
Rare, uncertain.
Found around beech-trees where it flies in warm weather.
Recognizable by its large size and occurrence late in the year. The white dorsal streak is usually not interrupted mid-way, as is the case with A. albistria.

VC28 records [MBGBI vol3]

Recorded in 9 (13%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

Argyresthia albistria  |  Lyonetia clerkella >

Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/10/2014127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
28/09/2014+28TL88 - Thetford
17/09/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
16/08/2014128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
02/08/2013128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
Express Record Argyresthia semitestacella
We need your records!
Do you have records of Argyresthia semitestacella?
Put your own dot on the map!

Copyright © Jim Wheeler 2015

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 11-14mm
Season: Aug - Sept.
Foodplant:   Beech
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
Share this page

 

Photos Required | T-shirts | Yahoo Group | Data Policy
  
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ 2015. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2015. Data © NOLA™ 2015