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

 

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.

Flightime guide
StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
Adult
Larval

Records Received By Year

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC8 Wiltshire (Hants county)
West Park (SU11)13-Jul-2002oneGreen, David G Adult
West Park (SU11)15-Jul-2002threeGreen, David G Adult
VC11 South Hampshire
Southsea (SZ69)09-Jul-1980-Langmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)03-Aug-1981-Langmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)05-Jul-1982oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)06-Jul-1983oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)08-Jul-1984oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)04-Jul-1985oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)15-Jul-1986oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)02-Jul-1987oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)10-Jul-1987oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)16-Aug-1987oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)04-Jul-1988oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)12-Aug-1988oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Portsmouth (SU60)05-Jul-2001oneThirlwell, Ian Adult
Petersfield (SU72)10-Apr-2003-Langmaid, JohnLarval
Funtley (SU50)15-Jul-2012oneOpie, Maurice Adult
VC12 North Hampshire
Stockbridge Down (SU33)07-Jul-1985-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DH; Sterling, PHAdult
Leckford Estate (SU33)14-Jul-1985-Langmaid, JR; Pelham-Clinton, EC; Sterling, DHAdult
Leckford Estate (SU33)22-Jun-1992oneLangmaid, JR; Sterling, DHAdult
Wildhern (SU35)28-Jun-2000-Green, David G Adult
Basingstoke (SU65)12-Jul-2004oneWall, Mike Adult
Stockbridge Down (SU33)18-Apr-2007oneGreen, David G Larval

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