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20.015 (BF414)

Brindled Argent   

Argyresthia curvella
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

Occasionally comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae present in a shoot or flowers April-May.  Adults June-July.

Larval foodplants

Apple species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found on Auchencairn Bay, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 17th July 2002.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2020

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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