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Argyresthia semitestacella

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

Argyresthia semitestacella
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Yponomeutidae
Genus: Argyresthia
Species: A. semitestacella
Binomial name
Argyresthia semitestacella
(Curtis, 1833)
  • Ederesa semitestacella Curtis, 1833
  • Argyresthia (Argyresthia) semitestacella
Illustration from John Curtis's British Entomology Volume 6

The wingspan is 11–14 mm. The moth flies from July to October. [1].

The larvae feed on beech.



  1. ^ The flight season refers to Belgium and The Netherlands. This may vary in other parts of the range.