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Argyresthia arceuthobiella

Argyresthia arceuthobiella

Argyresthia arceuthobiella is a moth of the family Yponomeutidae. It is found in North America, including California and Oregon.

Argyresthia arceuthobiella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Argyresthiidae
Genus: Argyresthia
A. arceuthobiella
Binomial name
Argyresthia arceuthobiella
Busck, 1916[1]

The wingspan is about 7 mm. The forewings are golden yellow with a narrow lead-coloured costal edge, a narrow longitudinal central white streak and a narrow white dorsal edge. The apical third of the wing is overlaid with lead-coloured scales. The hindwings are light silvery fuscous.[2]

The larvae feed on Calocedrus decurrens.[3]


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