|Cherry blossom tineid|
|Argyresthia pruniella. Side view|
Argyresthia pruniella has a wingspan of 10–13 millimetres (0.39–0.51 in). Forewings are reddish-brown with a white dorsal stripe and a dark transversal brown stripe in the middle. Antennae are white with brown bands. Along the forewings lower edge there is a row of white spots. Hindwings are brownish and very narrow, with very long fringes. The caterpillars are pale green with a brown head.
Larvae are oligophagous. Main host plants are apple, apricot, cherry, peach, plum, pear and hazel. The larva lives in the shoots. The flight time ranges from early July to late August. These moths are attracted to light. They are considered a pest of the cultures of said plants.
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