20.022 Hawthorn Argent Argyresthia bonnetella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Family
Argyresthiidae. 
 
Status
Resident. Local. 
 
Flight period
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VC72
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Penpont on 3rd August 1975 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton.
Other sites: Connansknow near Kirkton, Corsebank Cottage, Courance, Glenmidge, Sanquhar.
 
VC73
First was found at Portling on 6th September 1978 by Sir Arthur B. Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland.
Other sites: Auchenshore on Auchencairn Bay, Balcary Hill, Mersehead RSPB, Milton, Old Torr, Rockcliffe.
 
VC74
First was found at an unknown site by person unknown prior to 1996 (MOGBI data).
Other sites: Cairnhead Bay, Glassoch.

Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
 
 
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Habitat


Recorders' notes
We would appreciate any further details of the above VC74 record.
Earlier records between 1972-87 were confused with A. curvella.
© Keith Naylor, Mersehead RSPB, 18 August 2006

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