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A Selection of Micro Moths 63.052 - 63.075

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(Scopoli 1763) (Scopoli 1763) (Scopoli 1763) (Scopoli 1763) (Scopoli 1763)
Crambidae - Pyraustinae Crambidae - Pyraustinae Crambidae - Pyraustinae Crambidae - Pyraustinae Crambidae - Pyraustinae
Mother of Pearl Mother of Pearl Mother of Pearl Mother of Pearl Mother of Pearl
Pleuroptya ruralis Pleuroptya ruralis Pleuroptya ruralis Pleuroptya ruralis Pleuroptya ruralis
63.038    BF 1405 63.038    BF 1405 63.038    BF 1405 63.038    BF 1405 63.038    BF 1405

Status: Resident in UK

Wing Span: 26mm to 40mm.

Flight Period: July and August.

Habitat: It's are numerous and include hedgerows,  gardens, woodland fringes, motorway embankments, most places where Common Stinging Nettle grow.

Comment: Well distributed throughout most of the British Isles .More common in the south, and quite localised in the north.

(Denis & Schiffermuller 1775) (Denis & Schiffermuller 1775) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Panzer 1804)
Crambidae - Pyraustinae Crambidae - Pyraustinae Crambidae - Glaphyriinae Crambidae - Glaphyriinae Crambidae - Scopariinae
Rush Veneer Rush Veneer Garden Pebble Garden Pebble Little Grey
Nemophila noctuella Nemophila noctuella Evergestis forficalis Evergestis forficalis Dipleurina lacustrata
63.052    BF 1398 63.052    BF 1398 63.057    BF 1356 63.057    BF 1356 63.067    BF 1338

Status: Migrant to the UK

Wing Span: 26mm to 32mm.

Flight Period: March through to October.

Habitat: Grassy places usually around the south and east coasts.

Comment: This moth is a fairly common migrant to many parts of the British Isles. They can be very common some years, and mainly inhabit heaths and open  coastal area's.

Status: Resident in UK

Wing Span: 27mm to 31mm.

Flight Period: May and June, again in August and September, occasionally a third brood in late autumn as well.

Habitat: Gardens, allotments and rural area's where brassicae grow.

Comment: This moth is fairly common on the British and Irish mainland, also on the Inner, and Outer Hebrides, Isle of Man, Scilly Isles, Channel Islands.

(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Panzer 1804)
Crambidae - Scopariinae Crambidae - Scopariinae Crambidae - Scopariinae Crambidae - Scopariinae Crambidae - Scopariinae
Small Grey Small Grey Small Grey Small grey Little Grey
Eudonia mercurella Eudonia mercurella Eudonia mercurella Eudonia mercurella Dipleurina lacustrata
63.074    BF 1344 63.074    BF 1344 63.074    BF 1344 63.074    BF 1344 63.067    BF 1338

Status: Resident in UK

Wing Span: 16mm to 19mm.

Flight Period: June through to September.

Habitat: They inhabit parks, gardens, wood land, hedgerows and other places where the larval food plant, mosses grow.

Comment: This moth is a common resident to most parts of the British Isles, including the Hebrides.

Status: Resident in UK

Wing Span: 15mm to 26mm.

Flight Period: July and August.

Habitat: They inhabit parks, gardens, wood land, hedgerows and other places where the larval food plant, mosses grow.

Comment: This moth is a resident, and is widely distributed over most of the British Isles.

(Curtis 127) (Curtis 127)      
Crambidae - Pyraustinae Crambidae - Pyraustinae    

 

Marsh Grey Marsh Grey    

 

Eudonia pallida Eudonia pallida      
63.075    BF 1336 63.075    BF 1336      

Status: Resident in UK

Wing Span: 17mm to 19mm.

Flight Period: Some entomologists now think that the moth can be on the wing in May, through to September. Though July and August is the commonly accepted time.

Habitat: Fens and marshes, some times rough grassy places, and scrub.

Comment: This moth is common, and is well distributed over the UK.

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Species 63.080 to 63.117

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