Argyresthia cupressella (Yponomeutidae)
cypress tip moth
Moths are small (5 mm) pale golden with a few darker markings.
Long, thin and worm-like. Green bodied.
Larvae mine the twiglets causing foliage to turn brown and drop.
Pest of ornamentals in the Cupressus, Juniperus, Thuja and
Generally not serious in forest conditions.
References and Links:
Cypress tip moth (Oregon and Washington)
FC: 140, 141.