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Argyresthia cupressella
Cypress-tip Moth

(Walsingham, 1890)409b / 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 37 (54%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 199.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/07/2020127TG20 - Norwich
30/06/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
30/06/2020127TG20 - Norwich
30/06/2020128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
26/06/2020327TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 8-9mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Cypress, Juniper
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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