Yponomeutidae: Argyresthiinae

01447 Argyresthia dilectella, Zeller, 1847

BF0407 (ABH20.006)


General Information

This is one of several related species which are probably becoming more widespread as a result of the increased planting of juniper in gardens.

Both sexes come to light.

Wingspan: 7-9mm
Foodplant(s): Common Juniper (Juniperus communis), cypresses (Cypressus spp.)
Flying: One generation, July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Cypress Tip Moth Argyresthia cupressella