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A Selection of Micro Moths 1.005 - 12.032

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(Linnaeus 1761) (Linnaeus 1761) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)
Micropterigidae Micropterigidae Adelidae - Adelinae Adelidae - Adelinae Adelidae - Adelinae
Plain Gold - Micropterix calthella Plain Gold - Micropterix calthella Green Long-horn - Adela reaumurella Green Long-horn - Adela reaumurella Green Long-horn - Adela reaumurella
1.005    BF 5 1.005    BF 5 7.006    BF 150 7.006    BF 150 7.006    BF 150

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 7mm to 10mm.

Flight Period: May and June.

Habitat: Found in the damper parts of woodland rides, and clearings.

Comment: Fairly common and well distributed throughout the UK. Adult moths are very gregarious.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 15mm to 19mm.

Flight Period: May and June.

Habitat: Found on heaths, moorlands, country parks and gardens, where ever the larval foodplant is present.

Comment: This species is fairly common throughout England, Wales and southern Scotland, and is localised in Ireland.

(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Zeller 1839) (Zeller 1839) (Zeller 1839)
Adelidae - Adelinae Adelidae - Adelinae Adelidae - Nematopogoninae Adelidae - Nematopogoninae Adelidae - Nematopogoninae
Yellow-barred Long-horn Yellow-barred Long-horn Sandy Long-horn - Sandy Long-horn - Sandy Long-horn -
Nemophora degeerella Nemophora degeerella Nematopogon Schwarziellus Nematopogon Schwarziellus Nematopogon Schwarziellus
7.001    BF 150 7.001    BF 150 7.012    BF 141 7.012    BF 141 7.012    BF 141

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 16mm to 23mm.

Flight Period: May and June.

Habitat: Found in the damper parts of wooded areas. females have much shorter antennae.

Comment: Fairly common and throughout England and Wales, as far north as Cumbria.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 14mm to 17mm.

Flight Period: May and June.

Habitat: Found in woods, hedgerows, sheltered moor and heath land.

Comment: Fairly common and throughout the British Isles, and most of Ireland.

(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Haworth 1828) (Haworth 1828)
Adelidae - Nematopogoninae Adelidae - Nematopogoninae Adelidae - Nematopogoninae Adelidae - Nemopogoninae Tineidae - Nemopogoninae
Large Long-horn - Large Long-horn - Large Long-horn - Cork Moth Cork Moth
Nematopogon Swammerdamella Nematopogon Swammerdamella Nematopogon Swammerdamella Nemapogon cloacella Nemapogon cloacella
7.015    BF 140 7.015    BF 140 7.015    BF 140 12.016    BF 216 12.016    BF 216

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 18mm to 21mm.

Flight Period: May and June.

Habitat: It's usual habitat is mature woodland.

Comment: Fairly common and widespread throughout the British Isles, and Ireland.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 10mm to 15mm.

Flight Period: March through to September.

Habitat: This species inhabits wooded places, with bract fungi, also in food storage warehouses and grain silo's etc.

Comment: Fairly scattered and widespread throughout the British Isles.

(Haworth 1828) (Haworth 1828) (Denis & Schiffermuller) (Denis & Schiffermuller)  
Tineidae - Tineinae Tineidae - Tineinae Tineidae - Niditinae Tineidae - Niditinae  
Fulvous Clothes Moth - Tinea semifulvella Fulvous Clothes Moth - Tinea semifulvella Skin Moth - Monopsis laevigella Skin Moth - Monopsis laevigella  
12.032    BF 246 12.032    BF 246 12.036    BF 227 12.036    BF 227  

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 14mm to 22mm.

Flight Period: May through to September.

Habitat: Wooded areas, and well established hedgerows are the habitats for this species.

Comment: Fairly common over most of the British Isles.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 13mm to 20mm.

Flight Period: May through to September.

Habitat: This species inhabits places with a good supply of animal remains and detritus.

Comment: Fairly common and well distributed throughout the British Isles.

Species 15.013 to 15.089

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Caterpillars are the larvae of Butterflies and Moths.          The young of other insects are called larvae, or nymphs.          Caterpillars have three basic sets of leg arrangements.

                 

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