|20.019 ~ 0418 ~ Argyresthia conjugella ~ Apple Fruit Moth|
Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles.
Recorded from several sites in the north of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 10-14mm.
A. spinosella and A. semifusca.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Rowan and apple
Fruit miner. Eggs laid on the unripe fruit of the foodplant. Larva feed inside fruit. Pupates in a dense silken cocoon just under the ground or bark.
Photo by PRW, 17th June 2007, Commins Coch
Photo by PRW, 15th June 2010, Commins Coch
Photo by MDH, 8th July 2010, L.Vyrnwy