Argyresthia dilectella

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Argyresthia dilectella
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Argyresthiidae
Genus: Argyresthia
A. dilectella
Binomial name
Argyresthia dilectella
Zeller, 1847
  • Argyresthia (Blastotere) dilectella

Argyresthia dilectella is a moth of the family Yponomeutidae. It is found in Northern Europe and Central Europe.[1]

The wingspan is 7–9 mm. The moth flies from June to August. [1].

The larvae feed on Juniperus communis and Chamaecyparis.



  1. ^ The flight season refers to Belgium and The Netherlands. This may vary in other parts of the range.

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