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A Selection of Micro Moths 37.005 - 44.001

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(Zeller 1838) (Zeller 1838) (Duponchel 1838) (Duponchel 1838) (Duponchel 1838)
Gelechioidae - Colephoridae Gelechioidae - Colephoridae Parametriotidae - Parametriotinae Parametriotidae - Parametriotinae Parametriotidae - Parametriotinae
Common Oak Case-bearer - Coleophora lutipenella Common Oak Case-bearer - Coleophora lutipenella Hawthorn Cosmet - Blastodacna hellerella Hawthorn Cosmet - Blastodacna hellerella Hawthorn Cosmet - Blastodacna hellerella
37.005    BF 490 37.005    BF 490 39.001    BF 905 39.001    BF 905 39.001    BF 905

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 10mm to 12mm.

Flight Period: July and August.

Habitat: Oak woodland as well as lone isolated Oaks, and some times found in parks and gardens.

Comment: This moth is quite common, and well distributed throughout England, Wales and central Scotland. There is a single record from Ireland.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 10mm to 11mm.

Flight Period: June and July.

Habitat: Hedgerows, parks, gardens  and woodland edges. Where hawthorn is present, the larvae feed on the berries.

Comment: This species is fairly common in England, and parts of Scotland.

(Stainton 1849) (Stainton 1849) (Curtis 1839) (Curtis 1839) (Curtis 1839)
Elachistidae - Elachistinae Elachistidae - Elachistinae Momphidae - Momphinae Momphidae - Momphinae Momphidae - Momphinae
Pearled Dwarf Pearled dwarf Buff Mompha Buff Mompha Buff Mompha
Elachista apicipunctella Elachista apicipunctella Mompha ochraeella Mompha ochraeella Mompha ochraeella
38.032    BF 602 38.032    BF 602 48.002    BF 886 48.002    BF 886 48.002    BF 886

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 10mm to 12mm.

Flight Period: May to June in the south, and June to August in the north

Habitat: Most sheltered grassy places, such as woodland clearings, and sheltered meadows. The larvae feed on various grasses.

Comment: This moth is fairly common in parts of the UK.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 14mm to 16mm.

Flight Period: Late May through to August.

Habitat: Damp places where its food plant Great Willowherb is.

Comment: This moth is well distributed in the UK, as far north as Moray.

(Haworth 1828) (Haworth 1828) (Haworth 1828) (Walsingham 1894)  
Momphidae - Momphinae

 Garden Mompha

Momphidae - Momphinae

 Garden Mompha

Momphidae - Momphinae

 Garden Mompha

Blastobasidae - Blastobasinae  
Mompha subbistrigella Mompha subbistrigella Mompha subbistrigella Dingy Dowd - Blastobasis adustella  
48.008    BF 892 48.008    BF 892 48.008    BF 892 41.002    BF 873  

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 7mm to 12mm.

Flight Period: Late summer, hibernating, re-appearing in May or June .

Habitat: Most open areas where the food plants willowherb grows.

Comment: This Species is fairly common, and widely distributed in England and Wales. In Scotland and Ireland it is less common .

Species 45.010 to 48.001

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(Linnaeus 1785) (Linnaeus 1785) (Linnaeus 1785) (Walsingham 1894) (Walsingham 1894)
Alucitidae - Alucitinae Alucitidae - Alucitinae Alucitidae - Alucitinae Blastobasidae - Blastobasinae Blastobasidae - Blastobasinae
Many Plumed Moth - Alucita hexadactyla Many Plumed Moth - Alucita hexadactyla Many Plumed Moth - Alucita hexadactyla Dingy Dowd - Blastobasis adustella Dingy Dowd - Blastobasis adustella
44.001    BF 1288 44.001    BF 1288 44.001    BF 1288 41.002    BF 873 41.002    BF 873

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 14mm to 16mm.

Flight Period: Spring through until the autumn, in overlapping broods.

Habitat: Parks, gardens, wood land, hedgerows where the food plant Honeysuckle grows.

Comment: This moth is fairly common and well distributed throughout the British Isles.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 15mm to 20mm.

Flight Period: Mid July through to September.

Habitat: Parks and gardens, with Yew trees present, although they  feed on bird droppings, and spongy oak galls.

Comment: This moth is common in the UK, except the Scottish islands.

         
                 

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