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20.023 (BF422)

Purple Argent   

Argyresthia albistria
Adult: 2

Recording method

Can be beaten from the foodplant.  Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae present July-May in a shoot or flower-bud.  Adults June-September.

Larval foodplants


21 record(s) from 13 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2013 2019 2015

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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