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A Selection of Micro Moths 45.010 - 48.001

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(Hubner 1830) (Hubner 1830) (Hubner 1830) (Bruand 1861) (Bruand 1861)
Pterophoridae - Pterophorinae Pterophoridae - Pterophorinae Pterophoridae - Pterophorinae Pterophoridae - Pterophorinae Pterophoridae - Pterophorinae
Beautiful Plume Moth Beautiful Plume Moth Beautiful Plume Moth Saxifrage Plume Moth Saxifrage Plume Moth
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla Amblyptilia acanthadactyla Amblyptilia acanthadactyla Stenoptilia millieridactyla Stenoptilia millieridactyla
45.010    BF 1497 45.010    BF 1497 45.010    BF 1497 45.019    BF 1506 45.019    BF 1506

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 17mm to 23mm.

Flight Period: Double brooded, flying July and again in September.

Habitat: A variety of places where the food plants row.

Comment: This moth is widely distributed over the UK, and Ireland, and is becoming more common in recent years.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 17mm to 20mm.

Flight Period: June and July, some times a partial second brood in August and September.

Habitat: Most places, including gardens where Saxifrage grows.

Comment: This is common but localised in England, it is also found in southern Scotland, and parts of Ireland.

(Linnaeus 1761) (Linnaeus 1761) (Linnaeus 1761) (Linnaeus 1767) (Linnaeus 1767)
Pterophoridae - Pterophorinae Pterophoridae - Pterophorinae Pterophoridae - Pterophorinae Choreutidae - Choreutinae Choreutidae - Choreutinae
Brown Plume Moth Brown Plume Moth Brown Plume Moth Nettle-tap Nettle-tap
Stenoptilia pterodactyla Stenoptilia pterodactyla Stenoptilia pterodactyla Anthophila fabriciana Anthophila fabriciana
45.012    BF 1509 45.012    BF 1509 45.012    BF 1509 48.001    BF 385 48.001    BF 385

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 20mm to 26mm.

Flight Period: June through to August.

Habitat: Grassy places with it's food plant, Germander Speedwell.

Comment: This moth is found all over the British Isles, being more common in the southern half of the UK, and more localised in the north.

(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1767) (Linnaeus 1767)
Pterophoridae - Pterophorinae Pterophoridae - Pterophorinae Pterophoridae - Pterophorinae Choreutidae - Choreutinae Choreutidae - Choreutinae
White Plume Moth White Plume Moth White Plume Moth Nettle-tap Nettle-tap
Pterophorus galactdactyla Pterophorus galactdactyla Pterophorus galactdactyla Anthophila fabriciana Anthophila fabriciana
45.030    BF 1513 45.030    BF 1513 45.030    BF 1513 48.001    BF 385 48.001    BF 385

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 26mm to 34mm.

Flight Period: June and July, some times a second brood in September.

Habitat: They inhabit many places where Bindweed grows.

Comment: This  species was called the Large White Plume, and is quite common over most of the UK.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 10mm to 15mm.

Flight Period: May through into autumn in overlapping broods.

Habitat: Most open sunny places where common Stinging Nettles grow.

Comment: This species is very common, and widely distributed throughout the British Isles.

(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Denis & Schiffermuller 1775)  
Pterophoridae - Pterophorinae Pterophoridae - Pterophorinae Pterophoridae - Pterophorinae Chimabachidae - Chimabachinae  
Common Plume Moth Common Plume Moth Common Plume Moth March Tubic  
Emmelina monodactyla Emmelina monodactyla Emmelina monodactyla Diurnaea fagella  
45.044    BF 1524 45.044    BF 1524 45.044    BF 1524 29.001    BF 663  

 

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 18mm to 27mm.

Flight Period: Two over lapping broods, and is on the wing from spring through to autumn.

Habitat: Basically, any where Bindweed plants grow, including cultivated varieties.

Comment: This species is fairly common throughout the UK.

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