The Moths of Suffolk
423 Argyresthia semitestacella, (Curtis, 1833)

National Status : Local

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

Distribution and abundance : Rare, possibly under-recorded

Flight Period : Single-brooded; August to September

Larval foodplants : Beech (Fagus sylvatica)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Common on beech, which tree is rare with us. Blaxhall. (Hkr); Leiston (Grey); Brandon (Barrett) : unnoted since 1890.

Wingspan details : Wingspan 11-14mm


Confusion species
    AdultArgyresthia albistria

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Life history chart
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