Yponomeutidae: Argyresthiinae

01461 Argyresthia glaucinella, Zeller, 1839

BF0416 (ABH20.017)


General Information

The larvae feed in the bark of the foodplant, exuding red frass from crevices. The larval workings are easily found but the adults are seldom seen.

Often found at rest during day

Wingspan: 8-10mm
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.), Horse-chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Open woodland.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Cherry Fruit Moth Argyresthia pruniella