Yponomeutidae: Argyresthiinae

01470a Cypress Tip Moth Argyresthia cupressella, Walsingham, 1890

BF0409b (ABH20.007)


General Information

This species was first found in the UK in Suffolk in 1997 and is rapidly expanding its range. A native of North America, it is believed that it was introduced with imported garden Juniper or Cyresses.

Wingspan: 8-9 mm
Foodplant(s): cypresses (Cypressus spp.), Common Juniper (Juniperus communis)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Accidental Introduction
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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