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

Argyresthia arceuthina
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Yponomeutidae
Genus: Argyresthia
A. arceuthina
Binomial name
Argyresthia arceuthina
Zeller, 1839

The wingspan is 8–9 mm. Adults are on wing from April to June depending on the location.

The larvae feed on Juniperus species.


  1. ^ Westwood, J. O. (October 1837). Loudon, John Claudius (ed.). "A series of Articles on the Insects most Injurious to Cultivators -- No. 8. The small Ermine Moth". The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural and Domestic Improvement. 13: 434. Retrieved 6 August 2011.

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