Flying Tonight Early June (Week 23) – Micros

The following is a list of the 25 micro moths most commonly reported between 2003 and 2017 in week 23, early June, with the most common first.  A list of other species recorded in smaller numbers is included at the end. This data is taken from the county moth recorders database and has not been fully verified. For more information about each species please visit UK Moths website.

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Taxon RES B&S Total number 2003 – 17 Distribution map & phenology,click to see large images
Plutella xylostella (Diamond Backed Moth) 18.001 464 17946
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) 49.039 998 947
Pseudargyrotoza conwagana 49.091 1011 558
Celypha lacunana 49.166 1076 464
Nemophora degeerella (Yellow-barred Long-horn) 7.001 148 388
Scoparia pyralella 63.066 1333 231
Yponomeuta plumbella 16.007 430 215
Scoparia ambigualis 63.064 1334 203
Phyllonorycter messaniella 15.04 321 200
Aphomia sociella (Bee Moth) 62.001 1428 186
Chrysoteuchia culmella 63.08 1293 180
Crambus lathoniellus 63.086 1301 159
Celypha striana 49.161 1063 148
Yponomeuta cagnagella (Spindle Ermine) 16.004 427 120
Endrosis sarcitrella (White-shouldered House-moth) 28.009 648 119
Ectoedemia heringella 4.088 36a 106
Tortrix viridana (Green Oak Tortrix) 49.059 1033 106
Epermenia chaerophyllella 47.005 483 106
Notocelia cynosbatella (Yellow-faced Bell) 49.292 1174 96
Anania hortulata (Small Magpie) 63.025 1376 94
Eudonia angustea 63.069 1342 94
Hofmannophila pseudospretella (Brown House Moth) 28.01 647 79
Notocelia uddmanniana (Bramble Shoot Moth) 49.294 1175 68
Cochylis atricapitana 49.139 966 65
Hedya pruniana (Plum Tortrix) 49.157 1082 56

Other species recorded in this week in smaller numbers (unverified data):

Taxon RES B&S Total number 2003 – 17
Coleophora binderella 37.03 512 55
Glyphipterix simpliciella (Cocksfoot Moth) 19.007 391 53
Udea olivalis 63.037 1392 51
Homoeosoma sinuella 62.054 1481 50
Elachista rufocinerea 38.038 608 45
Blastobasis lacticolella 41.003 874 45
Notocelia trimaculana 49.298 1176 45
Eudonia lacustrata 63.067 1338 43
Pandemis cerasana (Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix) 49.025 970 43
Crambus pascuella (Inlaid Grass-veneer) 63.081 1294 43
Lozotaenia forsterana 49.029 1002 41
Tachystola acroxantha (Ruddy Streak) 28.024 656 40
Aphelia paleana (Timothy Tortrix ) 49.031 989 40
Archips xylosteana (Variegated Golden Tortrix) 49.015 980 38
Emmelina monodactyla (Common Plume) 45.044 1524 37
Eudonia pallida 63.075 1336 37
Platytes cerussella 63.111 1326 35
Cochylis molliculana 49.138 964a 33
Dichrorampha petiverella 49.321 1273 33
Argyresthia cupressella (Cypress Tip Moth) 20.007 409b 33
Clepsis consimilana 49.038 994 33
Yponomeuta padella (Orchard Ermine) 16.002 425 33
Mompha subbistrigella 40.008 892 32
Phyllonorycter coryli 15.064 342 31
Parapoynx stratiotata (Ringed China-mark ) 63.117 1348 31
Pyrausta aurata 63.006 1361 31
Agapeta hamana 49.109 937 30
Clepsis spectrana (Cyclamen Tortrix) 49.037 993 28
Yponomeuta rorrella (Willow Ermine) 16.005 428 28
Hedya nubiferana (Marbled Orchard Tortrix ) 49.156 1083 27
Evergestis forficalis (Garden Pebble) 63.057 1356 26
Agonopterix alstromeriana (Brown-spot Flat-body) 32.031 695 25
Monopis obviella 12.038 229 24
Cataclysta lemnata (Small China-mark) 63.116 1354 24
Archips podana (Large Fruit-tree Tortrix ) 49.013 977 24
Orthotaenia undulana 49.154 1087 23
Aethes smeathmanniana 49.12 947 22
Anthophila fabriciana (Nettle-Tap) 48.001 385 22
Depressaria radiella (Parsnip Moth) 32.036 672 22
Teleiopsis diffinis 35.146 776 22
Taleporia tubulosa 11.006 181 22
Bryotropha terrella 35.04 787 22
Ethmia bipunctella 33.006 720 20
Capua vulgana 49.009 1007 20
Argyresthia spinosella 20.018 417 19
Aethes francillana 49.124 950 18
Ethmia terminella 33.004 717 18
Gypsonoma sociana 49.281 1168 17
Tinea semifulvella 12.032 246 17
Myelois circumvoluta (Thistle Ermine ) 62.042 1458 17
Crambus perlella 63.088 1302 17
Lathronympha strigana 49.345 1219 16
Nematopogon metaxella 7.014 143 16
Ditula angustiorana (Red-barred Tortrix) 49.004 1010 15
Pleuroptya ruralis (Mother of Pearl) 63.038 1405 15
Acleris schalleriana 49.073 1047 15
Ostrinia nubilalis (European Corn Borer) 63.028 1375 15
Agriphila tristella 63.089 1305 14
Phtheochroa rugosana 49.095 925 14
Argyresthia trifasciata 20.005 409a 14
Udea ferrugalis (Rusty Dot Pearl) 63.031 1395 13
Cochylis hybridella 49.136 965 13
Eucosma cana 49.265 1201 13
Cydia microgrammana 49.327 1220 13
Notocelia rosaecolana 49.297 1177 13
Epinotia bilunana 49.254 1133 13
Eidophasia messingiella 18.007 469 13
Paraswammerdamia albicapitella 16.019 440 13
Psyche casta 11.012 186 12
Agonopterix arenella 32.017 697 12
Eudonia mercurella 63.074 1344 12
Tinagma ocnerostomella 26.001 398 12
Elachista argentella 38.004 610 12
Nematopogon schwarziellus 7.012 141 12
Alabonia geoffrella (Common Tubic) 28.022 652 12
Nomophila noctuella (Rush Veneer) 63.052 1398 12
Scoparia basistrigalis (Base-lined Grey) 63.063 1334a 11
Apotomis turbidana 49.149 1092 11
Blastodacna hellerella 39.001 905 11
Paracrania chrysolepidella 2.002 7 11
Prays fraxinella (Ash Bud Moth) 22.002 449 10
Celypha cespitana 49.164 1067 10
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla (Beautiful Plume) 45.01 1497 10
Pandemis corylana (Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix ) 49.024 969 10
Agrotera nemoralis 63.041 1410 10
Gillmeria pallidactyla (Yarrow Plume ) 45.008 1504 10
Grapholita compositella 49.347 1241 10
Thisanotia chrysonuchella 63.107 1321 9
Adaina microdactyla (Hemp Agrimony Plume ) 45.043 1517 9
Hedya ochroleucana 49.158 1084 9
Anania lancealis 63.017 1377 9
Aethes beatricella 49.123 951 9
Nematopogon swammerdamella 7.015 140 9
Metzneria lappella 35.056 724 8
Lyonetia clerkella (Apple Leaf Miner) 21.001 263 8
Syndemis musculana 49.028 986 8
Coleophora serratella 37.015 493 8
Tischeria ekebladella 10.001 123 7
Aleimma loeflingiana 49.06 1032 7
Luquetia lobella 32.003 668 7
Bryotropha affinis 35.047 779 7
Micropterix calthella 1.005 5 7
Coptotriche marginea 10.003 125 7
Enarmonia formosana (Cherry Bark Moth) 49.2 1216 7
Aethes tesserana 49.121 939 7
Cydia pomonella (Codling Moth) 49.338 1261 7
Olindia schumacherana 49.001 1013 7
Phtheochroa inopiana 49.092 921 6
Cacoecimorpha pronubana (Carnation Tortrix) 49.03 985 6
Schoenobius gigantella 63.12 1328 6
Luffia ferchaultella 11.009 185 6
Blastobasis adustella 41.002 873 6
Anania crocealis 63.022 1385 6
Incurvaria pectinea 8.001 129 6
Anania coronata 63.018 1378 6
Chilo phragmitella 63.077 1290 6
Pyralis farinalis (Meal Moth) 62.072 1417 5
Carcina quercana 31.001 658 5
Hypochalcia ahenella 62.03 1457 5
Tinea trinotella 12.033 247 5
Pterophorus pentadactyla (White Plume Moth ) 45.03 1513 5
Phycita roborella 62.029 1452 5
Mecyna asinalis 63.04 1397 5
Monopis crocicapitella 12.039 230 5
Crocidosema plebejana 49.261 1157 5
Amblyptilia punctidactyla (Brindled Plume ) 45.011 1498 5
Pempeliella ornatella 62.014 1463 4
Donacaula forficella 63.121 1329 4
Stigmella lapponica 4.002 116 4
Assara terebrella 62.047 1461 4
Endothenia marginana 49.188 1099 4
Pandemis cinnamomeana 49.023 971 4
Spatalistis bifasciana 49.058 1034 4
Phyllonorycter esperella 15.065 343 4
Notocelia cynosbatella 49.292 1174 4
Eulia ministrana 49.09 1015 4
Apotomis betuletana 49.15 1093 4
Archips crataegana (Brown Oak Tortrix) 49.014 979 4
Pyrausta despicata 63.005 1365 4
Anania verbascalis 63.023 1382 4
Scrobipalpa costella 35.123 819 4
Ancylis mitterbacheriana 49.216 1120 4
Monopis weaverella 12.037 228 4
Hedya salicella 49.155 1086 4
Nephopterix angustella 62.032 1465 4
Anerastia lotella 62.069 1432 4
Incurvaria masculella 8.002 130 4
Ptycholoma Lecheana 49.022 1000 4
Tinea pellionella (Case-bearing Clothes Moth) 12.027 240 3
Gypsonoma dealbana 49.279 1169 3
Argyresthia pygmaeella 20.013 412 3
Cauchas rufimitrella 7.01 152 3
Bactra robustana 49.197 1112 3
Platyedra subcinerea 35.033 808 3
Eriocrania sparrmannella 2.004 9 3
Anania perlucidalis 63.02 1380 3
Coleophora follicularis 37.103 555 3
Dichrorampha sequana 49.316 1278 3
Agonopterix angelicella 32.032 713 3
Celypha rivulana 49.167 1068 3
Stenoptilia pterodactyla (Brown Plume) 45.012 1509 3
Eulamprotes wilkella 35.079 733 3
Notocelia roborana 49.295 1178 3
Caloptilia semifascia 15.012 290 3
Acentria ephemerella (Water Veneer) 63.115 1331 3
Phycitodes binaevella 62.058 1483 3
Stigmella hybnerella 4.03 99 3
Agriphila straminella 63.093 1304 3
Catoptria falsella 63.102 1316 3
Lozotaeniodes formosana 49.04 1001 3
Strophedra weirana 49.381 1221 3
Triaxomera parasitella 12.012 224 3
Opostega salaciella 5.001 119 3
Evergestis limbata 63.059 1356a 3
Alucita hexadactyla (Twenty-plume Moth) 44.001 1288 3
Hypsopygia glaucinalis (Double-striped Tabby) 62.076 1415 3
Acrobasis consociella 62.038 1437 3
Paraswammerdamia nebulella 16.02 441 3
Phylloporia bistrigella 8.005 128 3
Glyphipterix thrasonella 19.002 397 3
Epinotia immundana 49.24 1136 3
Agriphila selasella 63.092 1303 3
Agonopterix yeatiana 32.035 714 3
Gracillaria syringella 15.014 293 3
Nymphula nitidulata (Beautiful China-mark ) 63.118 1350 3
Morophaga choragella 12.01 196 3
Cochylis nana 49.133 968 2
Elachista atricomella 38.025 597 2
Cameraria ohridella (Horse Chestnut Leaf-miner) 15.089 366a 2
Incurvaria oehlmanniella 8.003 131 2
Aethes williana 49.116 944 2
Ancylis achatana 49.215 1115 2
Helcystogramma rufescens 35.031 868 2
Antispila metallella 6.001 158 2
Scoparia subfusca 63.062 1332 2
Acleris hastiana 49.08 1053 2
Pandemis heparana (Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix) 49.026 972 2
Swammerdamia pyrella 16.017 438 2
Plutella porrectella 18.003 465 2
Endotricha flammealis (Rosy Tabby) 62.077 1424 2
Spilonota ocellana (Bud Moth) 49.224 1205 2
Aspilapteryx tringipennella 15.015 294 2
Argyresthia pruniella (Cherry Fruit Moth) 20.021 420 2
Agonopterix ocellana 32.007 701 2
Coleophora lusciniaepennella 37.022 504 2
Bucculatrix bechsteinella 14.012 275 2
Caloptilia rufipennella 15.006 284 2
Thiotricha subocellea 35.037 840 2
Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella 15.075 353 2
Choristoneura hebenstreitella 49.018 983 2
Athrips mouffetella 35.085 762 2
Pediasia contaminella 63.109 1323 2
Caloptilia stigmatella 15.01 288 2
Hypsopygia costalis (Gold Triangle ) 62.075 1413 2
Pseudosciaphila branderiana 49.145 1088 2
Metalampra italica 28.008 624a 2
Bactra furfurana 49.195 1110 2
Merrifieldia baliodactylus (Dingy White Plume ) 45.034 1512 2
Ancylis uncella 49.202 1118 2
Caloptilia cuculipennella 15.002 280 2
Epinotia nisella 49.255 1138 2
Aethes rubigana 49.128 946 2
Sciota adelphella 62.017 1447a 2
Eupoecilia angustana 49.111 954 2
Yponomeuta malinellus (Apple Ermine ) 16.003 426 2
Acrobasis advenella 62.035 1439 2
Catoptria pinella (Pearl Grass-veneer) 63.099 1313 2
Evergestis extimalis 63.058 1357 2
Ancylis unculana 49.21 1125 2
Cochylimorpha straminea 49.097 936 2
Narycia duplicella 11.002 175 2
Platyptilia gonodactyla (Triangle Plume ) 45.004 1501 1
Roeslerstammia erxlebella 13.002 447 1
Yponomeuta evonymella (Bird-cherry Ermine) 16.001 424 1
Triaxomera fulvimitrella 12.011 225 1
Sitochroa verticalis 63.015 1371 1
Eana incanana 49.047 1030 1
Delplanqueia dilutella 62.015 1462 1
Agriphila geniculea 63.095 1309 1
Coleophora orbitella 37.029 511 1
Parachronistis albiceps 35.161 756 1
Adela croesella 7.008 151 1
Ypsolopha nemorella 17.002 452 1
Stigmella confusella 4.003 117 1
Ypsolopha scabrella 17.005 455 1
Swammerdamia caesiella 16.015 437 1
Zeiraphera isertana 49.26 1165 1
Depressaria daucella 32.039 670 1
Coleophora albicosta 37.063 544 1
Bactra lacteana 49.196 1111a 1
Elachista albifrontella 38.03 601 1
Eriocrania semipurpurella 2.007 13 1
Adela reaumurella (Green Long-horn) 7.006 150 1
Argyresthia curvella 20.015 414 1
Aglossa pinguinalis (Large Tabby ) 62.074 1421 1
Acleris sparsana 49.069 1041 1
Celypha rosaceana 49.162 1064 1
Oidaematophorus lithodactyla (Dusky Plume) 45.037 1523 1
Parornix devoniella 15.029 304 1
Crassa unitella 28.014 642 1
Parornix torquillella 15.033 309 1
Stigmella speciosa 4.056 65 1
Homoeosoma nebulella 62.055 1480 1
Cauchas fibulella 7.009 153 1
Pempelia palumbella 62.023 1442 1
Teleiodes sequax 35.145 775 1
Bryotropha domestica 35.038 789 1
Udea prunalis (Dusky Pearl) 63.034 1390 1
Perittia obscurepunctella 38.001 590 1
Dioryctria simplicella 62.027 1455 1
Hypatima rhomboidella 35.018 858 1
Donacaula mucronella 63.122 1330 1
Coleophora glaucicolella 37.071 582 1
Micropterix aruncella 1.004 4 1
Archips rosana (Rose Tortrix ) 49.016 981 1
Pyrausta purpuralis 63.007 1362 1
Coleophora hemerobiella 37.039 523 1
Coleophora otidipennella 37.072 578 1
Epagoge grotiana 49.005 1006 1
Monopis laevigella (Skin Moth) 12.036 227 1
Phyllocnistis unipunctella 15.092 368 1
Ethmia quadrillella 33.002 719 1
Coleophora ibipennella 37.052 535 1
Eucosma campoliliana 49.269 1197 1
Phyllonorycter corylifoliella 15.052 332 1
Acompsia cinerella 35.026 855 1
Capperia britanniodactylus (Wood Sage Plume ) 45.028 1494 1
Stathmopoda pedella 42.002 877 1
Epiblema costipunctana 49.289 1187 1
Bucculatrix cristatella 14.001 265 1
Lobesia littoralis 49.185 1109 1
Stigmella microtheriella 4.01 111 1
Phyllonorycter nicellii 15.081 359 1
Stigmella samiatella 4.062 88 1
Coleophora spinella (Apple and Plum Case-bearer) 37.016 495 1
Nemapogon clematella 12.021 220 1
Lobesia reliquana 49.184 1106 1
Cochylidia implicitana 49.132 956 1
Epiblema foenella 49.288 1183 1
Scythropia crataegella (Hawthorn Moth) 25.001 450 1
Epiblema scutulana 49.285 1184 1
Teleiodes luculella 35.143 774 1
Dioryctria abietella (Dark Pine Knot-horn) 62.028 1454 1
Teleiodes vulgella 35.141 765 1
Epinotia abbreviana 49.234 1150 1
Thiodia citrana 49.219 1204 1
Elophila nymphaeata (Brown China-mark ) 63.114 1345 1
Callisto denticulella 15.022 310 1
Batrachedra pinicolella 36.002 879 1
Agonopterix purpurea 32.009 691 1
Acrobasis repandana 62.034 1436 1
Dioryctria sylvestrella 62.025 1454b 1
Epinotia demarniana 49.243 1135 1
Tischeria dodonaea 10.002 124 1
Coleophora mayrella 37.048 518 1
Psychoides filicivora 12.048 200 1
Mompha epilobiella 40.01 893 1
Acleris bergmanniana 49.063 1035 1
Mompha raschkiella 40.015 883 1