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5. Other micros3  including Crambidae (Veneers etc) and Pterophoridae (plumes)

                                          




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1417  Meal Moth  Pyralis farinalis


Flying : Mainly in July and August


Common, but larva eats stored cereals so mainly found in farm buildings, mills, etc. Becoming less common in Scotland.

Photo of  Meal Moth  by David Owen.

1388   Udea lutealis


Flying : Mainly in July, August and early September


Common

Photo of  Udea lutealis by David Owen.

Photo of  Anania coronata by David Owen.

1378   Anania coronata


Flying : Mainly in June, July and August


Common, except in Scotland - where it is very local

Pterophoridae

1288  Twenty-plume Moth  Alucita hexadactyla


Flying : All Year - more numerous April to August


Common

1293   Garden Grass-veneer   Chrysoteuchia culmella


Flying :  June, July, August


Common

1294   Crambus pascuella


Flying :  June, July, August


Common

1301  Crambus lathoniellus


Flying :  June, July, August


Common

1302   Crambus perlella


Flying :  June, July, August

Common

1302   Crambus perlella  f.warringtonellus


Flying :  June, July, August

Common

1304   Agriphila straminella


Flying :  June to September - mainly July, August

Common

1305   Agriphila tristella


Flying :  July, August - mainly August

Common

1309   Agriphila geniculea


Flying :  mainly August and September


Common in England and Wales, but local in Scotland

1309   Agriphila geniculea


Flying :  mainly August and September


Common in England and Wales, but local in Scotland


1313   Catoptria pinella


Flying :  July and August


Common

1316   Catoptria falsella


Flying :  June to September - mainly July and August


Common in England and Wales, but local in Scotland

Many of the Scopariinae are difficult or impossible to tell apart from photographs.



1334   Scoparia ambigualis


Flying : May, June, July - sometimes in April or August


Common

1338  Dipleurina lacustrata


Flying : June, July, August


Common

1340 Eudonia truncicolella


Flying : mainly July and August - sometimes in June or September


Common

1342  Eudonia angustea


Flying : March to November - mainly August, September, October


Common in England and Wales; Local in Scotland. More common on coasts than inland.

1344  Eudonia mercurella  


Flying :  Mainly July and August


Common in England and Wales; Local in Scotland.


1345  Brown China-mark  Elophila nymphaeata


Flying : Mainly June, July, August - some in September


Common

1356  Garden Pebble  Evergestis forficalis


Flying :  May to September - peak numbers in August


Common in England and Wales; Less common in Scotland.

1361  Small Purple and Gold  Pyrausta aurata


Flying :  April to September - peak numbers in August


Common in Wales and most of England but local in Northern England and rare in Scotland. Day-flying but comes to light


1362 Common Purple and Gold  Pyrausta purpuralis


Flying :  April to September - peak numbers in July and August


Common in England and Wales;less common in Scotland. Not as common as P.aurata
Day-flying but comes to light.

1365  Pyrausta despicata


Flying :  April to September - peak numbers in July and August


Local but day-flying and common on chalk downs, dry heathland, sand dunes etc

1375  European Corn Borer  Ostrinia nubilalis


Flying :  June to September


An immigrant becoming established and common in Southern England and East Anglia.


1376   Small Magpie  Eurrhypara hortulata


Flying : May to August


Common

1392 Udea olivalis


Flying : Mainly June, July - Some in May and August


Common

1395  Rusty-dot Pearl  Udea ferrugalis


Flying :  May to November - most numerous in August, September


Common, but an immigrant so numbers fluctuate. Tends to be found near coasts.

1398  Rush Veneer  Nomophila noctuella


Flying : Mainly June, July, August, September


Common, but an immigrant so numbers fluctuate. Tends to be found near coasts.

1405  Mother of Pearl  Pleuroptya ruralis


Flying : Mainly in July and August


Common

1413  Gold Triangle  Hypsopygia costalis


Flying : June, July, August, September


Common in England and Wales; local in southern Scotland; rare in Northern Scotland or Ireland

1424  Endotricha flammealis


Flying : Mainly in July and August


Common in Wales and Southern England


1428  Bee Moth  Aphomia sociella


Flying : May to September - Mainly in June and July


Common

1452  Phycita roborella


Flying : Mainly in July and August


Common in Wales and in England except the North, where it is local. Rare in Scotland.

1439  Acrobasis advenella


Flying : June to September - Mainly in July and August


Common in England and Wales; local in southern Scotland; rare in Northern Scotland

1497 Beautiful Plume Amblyptilia acanthadactyla


Flying : Recorded throughout the year but most numerous July to September


Common

1498 Brindled Plume Amblyptilia punctidactyla


Flying : Recorded most of the year but most numerous June to September


Not as common as A.acanthadactyla


1504  Gillmeria pallidactyla


Flying :  June, July and August


Common

1513  White Plume Moth  Pterophorus pentadactyla


Flying :  mainly in June, July and August


Common in England, Wales and Southern Scotland but very local in Northern Scotland

1524   Emmelina monodactyla


Flying :  Recorded throughout the year but most numerous June to October


Common in England and Wales; local in Scotland

1517  Adaina microdactyla


Flying :  May to September - mainly July and August


Given the status ‘common’ but not nearly as common as other species shown here.
Very small - wing length only about 7mm.

Found near Hemp Agrimony - the food plant.

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