Argyresthiidae
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Argyresthia albistria
Purple Argent
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Argyresthia semitestacella
Large Beech Argent

(Curtis, 1833)423 / 20.024
Norfolk status
Rare, uncertain.
Found around beech-trees where it flies in warm weather.
Recognizable by its large size and occurrence late in the year. The white dorsal streak is usually not interrupted mid-way, as is the case with A. albistria.

VC28 records [MBGBI vol3]

Recorded in 12 (17%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
07/09/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
24/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
09/10/2019228TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 11-14mm
Flight: Aug - Sept.
Foodplant:   Beech
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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