Argyresthiidae

0414 (ABH20.015) Argyresthia curvella, (Linnaeus, 1761)

KR01458

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

The larvae feed on the flowers of apple trees and can be a pest.

Both sexes come to light.

Wingspan: 10-12mm
Foodplant(s): Apple (Malus domestica)
Flying: One generation, July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 21 (7.8%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 13 May to 08 August

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 Photo © Barry Dickerson