20.023 Purple Argent Argyresthia albistria (Haworth, 1828)

Family
Argyresthiidae.
 
Status
Resident. Local.
 
Flight period
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VC72
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Glenmidge on 3rd August 1975 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton.
Other sites: Caerlaverock, Castlehill in Kirkmahoe parish, Courance.
 
VC73
First was found at Portling on 6th September 1978 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland.
Other sites: Auchenshore on Auchencairn Bay, Barcloy Hill, Old Torr, Ravenshall Point.
 
VC74
First was found at Cairnhead on 10th August 2013.
Other sites: None.
 
Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
 
 
Identification
 
 
Habitat
 
 
Recorders' notes
© Brian Henderson, Courance, 5 August 2013

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