Prev | Next  
Photo © Patrick Clement,  To MV light, Halesowen, September 5th 2016.

Similar West Midlands Species
Argyresthia albistria
Purple Argent
Upload a Photo
Argyresthia semitestacella
Large Beech Argent

(Curtis, 1833)423 / 20.024

Uncommon local resident.

Fagus sylvatica with larva feeding in a shoot in May/June.

Recorded in 35 (25%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 11-14mm
Flight: August / September
Foodplant:   Beech
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Argyresthia albistria  |  Lyonetia clerkella >
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
08/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
08/08/20181VC40 - ShropshireSO49
12/09/20161VC40 - ShropshireSO49
09/09/20161VC37 - WorcestershireSO84
09/09/20161VC39 - StaffordshireSO88
We need your records!
Do you have records of Argyresthia semitestacella?
Put your own dot on the map!

Golden Cinnabar Membership

  • Help with running costs of West Midlands Moths
  • View detailed maps
  • List detailed species records
  • 12 month membership

   You can really help...

Copyright © Lepidoptera UK 2022
Click County for Details...

  Immature   Adult 
Show Details | 1990 to 2020 | 2000 to 2020 | Graph Key
© 2022 NOLA®; Database using MapMate® Digital Maps © Bartholomew 2010. Design © Jim Wheeler 2022
We use cookies to personalise content and enhance your experience. By clicking OK or using this site, you consent to the use of cookies unless you disable them. Cookies Policy