Argyresthia albistria

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Argyresthia albistria
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Argyresthiidae
Genus: Argyresthia
Species:
A. albistria
Binomial name
Argyresthia albistria
(Haworth, 1828)
Synonyms
  • Erminea albistria Haworth, 1828
  • Argyresthia fagetella Zeller, 1839

Argyresthia albistria is a moth of the family Yponomeutidae. It is found in most of Europe.[1]

The wingspan is 9–12 mm. The moth flies at night from June to August and is attracted to light.

The larvae feed on blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), overwintering and feeding in the spring.

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