Yponomeutidae: Argyresthiinae

01467 Argyresthia bonnetella, (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF0421 (ABH20.022)


General Information

The angle of the markings on the forewing can usually be used to distinguish this species from the Cherry Fruit Moth A. pruniella.

Both sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.
Flies during the day

Wingspan: 9-11mm
Foodplant(s): hawthorns (Crataegus spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Apple Fruit Moth Argyresthia conjugella
Cherry Fruit Moth Argyresthia pruniella

Larva Type:
Green, brown, purple
No. of Proleg Pairs: