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A Selection of Micro Moths 49.029 - 49.043

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(Fabricius 1781) (Fabricius 1781) (Fabricius 1781) (Fabricius 1781) (Fabricius 1781)
Tortricidae - Tortricinae  Tortricidae - Tortricinae  Tortricidae - Tortricinae  Tortricidae - Tortricinae  Tortricidae - Tortricinae 
Large Ivy Tortrix Large Ivy Tortrix Large Ivy Tortrix Large Ivy Tortrix Large Ivy Tortrix
Lozotaenia forsterana Lozotaenia forsterana Lozotaenia forsterana Lozotaenia forsterana Lozotaenia forsterana
49.029    BF 1002 49.029    BF 1002 49.029    BF 1002 49.029    BF 1002 49.029    BF 1002

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 20mm to 29mm

Flight Period: June and July.

Habitat: Parks, gardens and woodland, and shrubby places. The larvae feed on a wide variety of trees and shrubs, including Ivy..

Comment: This  is the largest UK tortrix, and is fairly common, found throughout Britain.

(Hubner 1793)     (Clerck 1759)  
Tortricidae - Tortricinae      Tortricidae - Tortricinae   
Timothy Tortrix     Autumnal Shade  
Aphelia paleana     Expate congelatella  
498.031    BF 989     49.043    BF 1026  

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 18mm to 22mm.

Flight Period: June to August.

Habitat: A variety of places where there is a diverse range of low growing herbaceous plants.

Comment: This that appears in most parts of the British Isles, but is often over looked. It is quite scarce in Scotland.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 18mm to 22mm.

Flight Period: October through into December.

Habitat: Larvae feed on the roots of Dandelion, this moth can be found in a wide variety of habitats.

Comment: Although found over most of the UK, it's distribution is rather patchy.

(Treitschke 1830) (Treitschke 1830) (Treitschke 1830) (Treitschke 1830) (Treitschke 1830)
Tortricidae - Tortricinae Tortricidae - Tortricinae Tortricidae - Tortricinae Tortricidae - Tortricinae Tortricidae - Tortricinae
Cyclamen Tortrix - Cyclamen Tortrix - Cyclamen Tortrix - Cyclamen Tortrix - Cyclamen Tortrix -
Clepsis spectrana Clepsis spectrana Clepsis spectrana Clepsis spectrana Clepsis spectrana
49.037    BF 993 49.037    BF 993 49.037    BF 993 49.037    BF 993 49.037    BF 993

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 16mm to 22mm.

Flight Period: May to Sept, in two, or more broods.

Habitat: a wide variety of places where suitable food plants grow, which inc Cyclamen, Yellow Iris, Aster, and many others.

Comment: This moth is common in England, Wales, Ireland, and southern Scotland.

(Hubner 1817) (Hubner 1817) (Hubner 1817) (Hubner 1817)  
Tortricidae - Tortricinae Tortricidae - Tortricinae Tortricidae - Tortricinae Tortricidae - Tortricinae  
Privet Tortrix - Clepsis consimilana Privet Tortrix - Clepsis consimilana Privet Twist - Clepsis consimilana Privet Twist - Clepsis consimilana  
49.038    BF 994 49.038    BF 994 49.038    BF 994 49.038    BF 994  

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 13mm to 19mm.

Flight Period: July to September in two, or three broods.

Habitat: They inhabit bushy places with tree's and shrubs including, parks, gardens, light wood land, commons, hedgerows etc.

Comment: This moth is fairly common throughout the UK.

Species 49.039 to 49.069

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