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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Apple.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC62VC63VC64VC65
Year first recorded19041859188320041883
Year last recorded20132013201320132011
Number of records1488114
Number of individuals1164194
Unique positions87762
Unique locations87762
Adult records1364113
Immature records00100

For the county, we have a total of 45 records from 30 sites. First recorded in 1859.
 

Photos


0414 Argyresthia curvella 01
© Ian Marshall, 14 July 2010

Species Account


Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Quite widespread and fairly common among apple in vice-counties 61 to 63 and recorded occasionally from vice-counties 64 and 65. Formerly known as A. arcella (Fabricius), the senior name for this species has recently been shown to be A. curvella (Linnaeus) (Agassiz, 1987a).
 

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