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

YPONOMEUTIDAE

Argyresthiinae

Las Descargues, 2 August 2011
Argyresthia pruniella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Argyresthia pruniella (Clerck, 1759)

Wingspan: 9-11mm

A univoltine species flying from late May to early August when it is an occasional visitor to the mv lights at Las Descargues and has been taken on the Causse limestone pavement.

The larva feeds on Rosaceae spp.

 

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