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Photo © Dave Appleton,  29/08/2015 - Cranwich Heath

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Argyresthia pruniella
Cherry-fruit Moth
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Argyresthia bonnetella
Hawthorn Argent

(Linnaeus, 1758)421 / 20.022
Norfolk status
Angle of the markings on the forewing distinguish this from very similar previous species. Cherry Fruit Moth Argyresthia pruniella.
Flies by day and comes to light.

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 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2020+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
14/08/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
13/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
12/08/2020228TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
12/08/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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Wingspan: 9-11mm
Flight: June to September.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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