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Argyresthia pruniella
Cherry-fruit Moth

(Clerck, 1759)420 / 20.021
Norfolk status
Flies by day and often seen around cherry trees in the evening.
Larvae feed internally on cherries, can be a pest in orchards.

note: The angle between the fascia and the dorsum is about 45 in A. pruniella and 30 in A. bonnetella

Recorded in 44 (64%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/07/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
07/06/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
25/05/2021127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
22/05/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
07/09/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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Wingspan: 10-12mm
Flight: June - August.
Foodplant:   Dwarf Cherry
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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