The Moths of Suffolk
419 Argyresthia semifusca, (Haworth, 1828)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Habitats : Open woodland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; late June to early September

Larval foodplants : Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia) or hawthorn (Crataegus)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Rarely in my Ipswich garden, 1930-2 (Whit); Beccles (Crf).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 10-13mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultArgyresthia glaucinella
Argyresthia spinosella
Argyresthia conjugella, Apple Fruit Moth
Argyresthia pruniella, Cherry Fruit Moth
Argyresthia bonnetella

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Ipswich, Suffolk (1.viii.2011) © Neil Sherman

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