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Argyresthia albistria
Purple Argent (Haworth, 1828)
Argyresthiidae
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Photo © Dave Appleton,  25/07/2014 - Bawdeswell

Similar Norfolk Species
Large Beech Argent
Argyresthia semitestacella
Wingspan: 9-11mm
Flight: June - Sept.
Foodplant:   Blackthorn
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Local.
Plainer member of the genus.
Scrub, woodland, heathland, grassland and fens.

Recorded in 37 (50%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/09/2021+28TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
01/09/2021128TF91 - Dereham
22/08/2021127TG20 - Norwich
21/08/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
21/08/2021127TG20 - Norwich
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