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20.007 (BF409b)

Cypress-tip Moth   

Argyresthia cupressella
Adult: 2

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Mines: ?August-May.  Adults fly May-August.

Larval foodplants

Cypress, including Leyland Cypress, and Junipers.


First record for Dumfries and Galloway was an adult which came to MV light in Annan on 6 June 2020

3 record(s) from 2 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2021 2020

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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