Argyresthia spinosella

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Argyresthia spinosella
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Argyresthiidae
Genus: Argyresthia
A. spinosella
Binomial name
Argyresthia spinosella
Stainton, 1849
  • Argyresthia (Argyresthia) spinosella
  • Erminea mendica Haworth, 1828
  • Argyresthia mendica
  • Argyresthia (Argyresthia) mendica

Argyresthia spinosella is a moth of the family Yponomeutidae. It is found in Europe[1] and Anatolia.

Argyresthia spinosella.jpg

The wingspan is 9–11 mm. The moth flies from May to July. [1].

The larvae feed on Prunus spinosa.



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

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