Argyresthiidae
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Argyresthia dilectella
Juniper Argent

(Zeller, 1847)407 / 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 6 (9%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2017.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/07/2017128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
23/07/2016128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
23/07/2012128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
23/07/2008127TG14 - Sheringham
22/07/2008127TG14 - Sheringham
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Wingspan: 7-9mm
Season: July - Aug
Foodplant:   Juniper, Cypress
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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