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Argyresthia pruniella
Cherry-fruit Moth

(Clerck, 1759)420 / 20.021
Norfolk status
Flies by day and often seen around cherry trees in the evening.
Larvae feed internally on cherries, can be a pest in orchards.

note: The angle between the fascia and the dorsum is about 45 in A. pruniella and 30 in A. bonnetella

Recorded in 41 (59%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
2/7/2020+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
01/07/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
01/07/2020328TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
26/06/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
25/06/2020127TG20 - Norwich
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Wingspan: 10-12mm
Flight: June - August.
Foodplant:   Dwarf Cherry
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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