The Moths of Suffolk
413 Argyresthia sorbiella, (Trietschke, 1833)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Uncertain, no recent records (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Open woodland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June to July

Larval foodplants : Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia) or Whitebeam (Sorbus aria)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Very local on rowan; none on that tree in Bentley Woods. Rarely taken on Gorleston palings in September l932 (Mly).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 11-13mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultArgyresthia curvella
Argyresthia retinella
Argyresthia glaucinella

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Flight chart
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Life history chart
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