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Argyresthia pruniella
Cherry-fruit Moth
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Argyresthia bonnetella
Hawthorn Argent

(Linnaeus, 1758)421 / 20.022
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 45 (61%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/05/2022128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
26/08/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
14/08/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
10/08/2021127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
24/07/2021127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Wingspan: 9-11mm
Flight: June to September.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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