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Argyresthia laevigatella

Argyresthia laevigatella

Argyresthia laevigatella is a moth of the family Yponomeutidae. It is found in Europe[1] and Japan.

Argyresthia laevigatella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Argyresthiidae
Genus: Argyresthia
A. laevigatella
Binomial name
Argyresthia laevigatella
(Heydenreich, 1851)
  • Elachista laevigatella Heydenreich, 1851
  • Argyresthia atmoriella Bankes, 1896

The wingspan is 9–13 mm. It is very similar to Argyresthia glabratella.Certain identification requires dissection of the genitalia.

The moths are on wing from May to July depending on the location.

The larvae feed on Larix decidua.


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