Main: (Argyresthiidae / Argyresthiinae)
20.006 [B&F: 0407] Argyresthia dilectella Zeller, 1847

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) in downland, open woodland and gardens throughout much of the British Isles; rare in northern Britain and Ireland. In Hampshire recorded from amongst Juniper at Farley Mount and in the Stockbridge area, and also from gardens in Southsea and Basingstoke, where it could be associated with either Juniper or Cypress. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 7-9 mm. Larva mines shoots of Juniper, Leyland Cypress and Lawson's Cypress.

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Detail records

SiteVCQtyDateStage
Basingstoke (Garden12112/07/2004Adult
Portsmouth11105/07/2001Adult
Wildhern12028/06/2000Adult
Southsea11104/07/1985Adult
Southsea11112/08/1988Adult
Southsea11105/07/1982Adult
Southsea11003/08/1981Adult
Southsea11106/07/1983Adult
Southsea11115/07/1986Adult
Southsea11108/07/1984Adult
Southsea11110/07/1987Adult
Southsea11104/07/1988Adult
Southsea11116/08/1987Adult
Southsea11102/07/1987Adult
Southsea11009/07/1980Adult
Funtley11115/07/2012Adult
Leckford12014/07/1985Adult
Leckford12122/06/1992Adult
Petersfield11010/04/2003Larval
Stockbridge Down12118/04/2007Larval
Stockbridge Down12007/07/1985Adult
West Park8113/07/2002Adult
West Park8315/07/2002Adult
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