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A Selection of Micro Moths 16.001 - 17.005

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(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)
Yponomeutidae - Yponomeutinae Yponomeutidae - Yponomeutinae Yponomeutidae - Yponomeutinae Yponomeutidae - Yponomeutinae Yponomeutidae - Yponomeutinae
Bird-cherry Ermine - Yponomeuta evonymella Bird-cherry Ermine - Yponomeuta evonymella Bird-cherry Ermine - Yponomeuta evonymella Bird-cherry Ermine - Yponomeuta evonymella Bird-cherry Ermine - Yponomeuta evonymella
16.001    BF 424 16.001    BF 424 16.001    BF 424 16.001    BF 424 16.001    BF 424

Status: Resident in UK, and occasional migrants.

Wing Span: 16mm to 25mm.

Flight Flies in July and August.

Habitat: Found in a variety of places where Bird-cherry grows.

Comment: This moth is fairly common in most of Britain, especially further north.

(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)
Yponomeutidae - Yponomeutinae Yponomeutidae - Yponomeutinae Yponomeutidae - Yponomeutinae Yponomeutidae - Yponomeutinae Yponomeutidae - Yponomeutinae
Orchard Ermine Orchard Ermine Orchard Ermine Orchard Ermine Orchard Ermine
Yponomeuta padella Yponomeuta padella Yponomeuta padella Yponomeuta padella Yponomeuta padella
16.002    BF 425 16.002    BF 425 16.002    BF 425 16.002    BF 425 16.002    BF 425

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 19mm to 22m.

Flight Period: July and August.

Habitat: Bushy areas where it's food plants Blackthorn, Hawthorn, Plum and Cherry grow.

Comment: This moth is common in most of Britain.

(Zeller 18) (Zeller 18) (Zeller 18) (Linnaeus 1761) (Linnaeus 1761)
Yponomeutidae - Yponomeutinae Yponomeutidae - Yponomeutinae Yponomeutidae - Yponomeutinae Ysolophidae - Ysolophinae Ysolophidae - Ysolophinae
Apple Ermine Apple Ermine Apple Ermine Wainscot Smudge Wainscot Smudge
Yponomeuta mallinus Yponomeuta mallinus Yponomeuta mallinus Ysolopha scabrella Ysolopha scabrella
16.003    BF 426 16.003    BF 426 16.003    BF 426 17.005    BF 455 17.005    BF 455

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 20mm to 23mm.

Flight Period: Single brooded, flying July and August.

Habitat: Orchards, parks and gardens, where ever wild an cultivated apple trees grow.

Comment: Common in the UK as far north as central Scottish lowlands, and it is rare in Ireland.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 18mm to 21mm.

Flight Period: Single brooded, fling July and August.

Habitat: Most places where Hawthorn and Apple grow.

Comment: This fairly common, but localised in England Wales and Ireland, as far north as Yorkshire.

(Fabricius 1775) (Fabricius 1775) (Fabricius 1775) (Linnaeus 1761)  
Ysolophidae - Ysolophinae Ysolophidae - Ysolophinae Ysolophidae - Ysolophinae Ysolophidae - Ysolophinae  
Honeysuckle Moth - Ysolopha dentella Honeysuckle Moth - Ysolopha dentella Honeysuckle Moth - Ysolopha dentella Wainscot Smudge - Ysolopha scabrella  
17.003    BF 453 17.003    BF 453 17.003    BF 453 17.005    BF 455  

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 18mm to 23mm.

Flight Period: Single brooded, fling July and August.

Habitat: Parks, gardens, woodland where ever Honeysuckle grows.

Comment: This moth is widespread and common throughout the UK, except the extreme north of Scotland, and the Hebrides.

Species 17.012 to 28.010

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