Apple Fruit Moth ~ Ian Kimber

Apple Fruit Moth ~ Ian Kimber

The Apple Fruit Moth (Argyresthia conjugella) is a species of moth in the Yponomeutidae family.

One of the largest members of it's genus, this species can be quite variable. Although it's a large member of its family, its wingspan is still small, ranging from 1cm to 1.5cm. The adult moths fly from May till July, and can be attracted to light. This species is widespread in Britain, and can be quite common.

The larvea feed on rowan.


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