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A Selection of Micro Moths 49.065 - 49.090

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(Fabricius 1794) (Fabricius 1794)   (Lienig & Zeller 1846) (Lienig & Zeller 1846)
Tortricidae - Tortricinae Tortricidae - Tortricinae   Tortricidae - Tortricinae Tortricidae - Tortricinae
Dark Triangle Button? Dark Triangle Button?   Strawberry Tortrix? Strawberry Tortrix?
Acleris laterana Acleris laterana   Acleris comariana Acleris comariana
49.066   BF 1038 49.066   BF 1038   49.065  BF 1039 49.065  BF 1039
Can you tell which is which?

The Strawberry Tortrix and the Dark Triangle Button are very difficult to tell apart, without genitalia dissection, or DNA sequencing. Their flight periods overlap, and because seasonal conditions vary, the date a specimen is observed is not a reliable indicator for identification.

(Fabricius 1775) (Fabricius 1775) (Fabricius 1775) (Fabricius 1794) (Lienig & Zeller 1846)
Tortricidae - Tortricinae Tortricidae - Tortricinae Tortricidae - Tortricinae Tortricidae - Tortricinae Tortricidae - Tortricinae
Notch-wing Button Notch-wing Button Notch-wing Button Dark Triangle Button Strawberry Tortrix
 Acleris emargana  Acleris emargana  Acleris emargana Acleris laterana Acleris comariana
49.071   BF  1062 49.071   BF  1062 49.071   BF  1062 49.066   BF 1038 49.065  BF 1039

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 18mm to 22mm.

Flight Period: July to September.

Habitat: Parks, woodlands gardens and other places with trees. The larvae feed on the leaves and shoots of a wide variety of trees.

Comment: This moth is fairly common in the southern half of Britain, becoming scarcer further north.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 13mm to 20mm.

Flight Period: Flying in June and July, and again in August.

Habitat:  Habitats for this moth are quite varied, including parks, gardens, wood land, heaths, commons.

Comment:  Common and widespread throughout most of the UK. They are extremely variable in appearance.       

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 13mm to 20mm.

Flight Period: Flying in June and July, and again in August to November.

Habitat:   Habitats for this moth are numerous, and are similar to laterana..

Comment:   Common and widespread throughout most of the UK. They are extremely variable in appearance.

(Denis & Schiffermuller 1775) (Denis & Schiffermuller 1775) (Denis & Schiffermuller 1775) (Denis & Schiffermuller 1775) (Denis & Schiffermuller 1775)
Tortricidae - Tortricinae Tortricidae - Tortricinae Tortricidae - Tortricinae Tortricidae - Tortricinae Tortricidae - Tortricinae
Garden Rose Tortrix Garden Rose Tortrix Garden Rose Tortrix Garden Rose Tortrix Garden Rose Tortrix
Acleris variegana Acleris variegana Acleris variegana Acleris variegana Acleris variegana
49.077   BF 1048 49.077   BF 1048 49.077   BF 1048 49.077   BF 1048 49.077   BF 1048

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 14mm to 18mm.

Flight Period: July to September, probably in one protracted brood.

Habitat: Habitat types are numerous, and can be virtually any where where tree's and shrubs occur.

Comment: This moth is fairly common in the UK.

(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)  
Tortricidae - Tortricinae Tortricidae - Tortricinae Tortricidae - Tortricinae Tortricidae - Tortricinae  
Brassy Tortrix Brassy Tortrix Brassy Tortrix Brassy Tortrix  
Eulia ministrana Eulia ministrana Eulia ministrana Eulia ministrana  
49.090    BF 1015 49.090    BF 1015 49.090    BF 1015 49.090    BF 1015  

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 15mm.

Flight Period: May and June.

Habitat: They inhabit woodlands, hedgerows, parks and gardens where there are suitable trees for the larvae to feed on.

Comment: This moth  is a fairly common throughout most of Britain.

Species 49.091 to 49.157

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