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Argyresthia conjugella

  (Redirected from Argyresthia aerariella)

Argyresthia conjugella, the apple fruit moth, is a moth of the Yponomeutidae family. It is found in North America, Europe,[1] Siberia, Central Asia and Japan.

Argyresthia conjugella
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Yponomeutidae
Genus: Argyresthia
Species: A. conjugella
Binomial name
Argyresthia conjugella
Zeller, 1839
Synonyms
  • Tinea maculosa Tengström, 1847
  • Argyresthia aerariella Stainton, 1871

The wingspan is 10–14 mm. Adults are on wing from May to July depending on the location.

The larvae feed on Sorbus aucuparia and Malus species.

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