Argyresthia curvella - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

YPONOMEUTIDAE

Argyresthiinae

Las Descargues, 6 June 2015
Argyresthia curvella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Argyresthia curvella (Linnaeus, 1761)

Wingspan: 5-6mm

A univoltine species on the wing in June and July. A species of orchards. A single specimen has been recorded at Las Descargues despite the number of fruit trees locally.

Larvae feed in the flowering shoot of apples.

 

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