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Argyresthia pruniella
Cherry-fruit Moth
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Argyresthia bonnetella
Hawthorn Argent

(Linnaeus, 1758)20.022/421
Norfolk status
Angle of the markings on the forewing distinguish this from very similar previous species. Cherry Fruit Moth Argyresthia pruniella.
Flies by day and comes to light.

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 2018.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/08/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
14/08/2018128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
12/08/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
12/08/2018127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
03/08/2018127TG20 - Norwich
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Wingspan: 9-11mm
Season: June to September.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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