Flying Tonight Early September (Week 36) – Micros

The following is a list of the 40 micro moths most commonly reported between 2003 and 2017 in week 36, early September, 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
Agriphila geniculea 63.095 1309 2045
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) 49.039 998 1940
Agriphila tristella 63.089 1305 1372
Phyllonorycter leucographella (Firethorn Leaf Miner) 15.053 332a 902
Phyllonorycter coryli 15.064 342 813
Phyllonorycter messaniella 15.04 321 783
Celypha lacunana 49.166 1076 603
Udea ferrugalis (Rusty Dot Pearl) 63.031 1395 595
Nomophila noctuella (Rush Veneer) 63.052 1398 422
Gracillaria syringella 15.014 293 406
Plutella xylostella (Diamond Backed Moth) 18.001 464 401
Emmelina monodactyla (Common Plume) 45.044 1524 349
Lyonetia clerkella (Apple Leaf Miner) 21.001 263 312
Blastobasis adustella 41.002 873 301
Eudonia angustea 63.069 1342 297
Acleris variegana (Garden Rose Tortrix) 49.077 1048 281
Ectoedemia heringella 4.088 36a 220
Phyllocnistis unipunctella 15.092 368 178
Pleuroptya ruralis (Mother of Pearl) 63.038 1405 148
Bucculatrix thoracella 14.009 273 140
Phyllonorycter esperella 15.065 343 138
Parornix devoniella 15.029 304 138
Phyllonorycter corylifoliella 15.052 332 131
Eudonia pallida 63.075 1336 122
Parapoynx stratiotata (Ringed China-mark ) 63.117 1348 121
Cydia splendana 49.341 1260 115
Parornix anglicella 15.028 303 110
Cochylis hybridella 49.136 965 106
Stigmella aurella 4.045 50 106
Hofmannophila pseudospretella (Brown House Moth) 28.01 647 102
Acrobasis advenella 62.035 1439 101
Cochylis molliculana 49.138 964a 100
Nymphula nitidulata (Beautiful China-mark ) 63.118 1350 97
Stigmella trimaculella 4.039 73 94
Chrysoesthia drurella 35.035 746 90
Celypha striana 49.161 1063 83
Agriphila straminella 63.093 1304 81
Luffia ferchaultella 11.009 185 78
Ostrinia nubilalis (European Corn Borer) 63.028 1375 77
Acrolepia autumnitella 19.014 476 76

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

Taxon RES B&S Total number 2003 – 17
Phyllonorycter nicellii 15.081 359 74
Acleris schalleriana 49.073 1047 66
Pyrausta despicata 63.005 1365 65
Evergestis forficalis (Garden Pebble) 63.057 1356 64
Carcina quercana 31.001 658 64
Phyllonorycter rajella 15.067 345 57
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla (Beautiful Plume) 45.01 1497 53
Crocidosema plebejana 49.261 1157 51
Cataclysta lemnata (Small China-mark) 63.116 1354 51
Archips podana (Large Fruit-tree Tortrix ) 49.013 977 50
Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella 15.075 353 50
Stigmella plagicolella 4.042 67 49
Stigmella microtheriella 4.01 111 48
Endrosis sarcitrella (White-shouldered House-moth) 28.009 648 46
Stigmella lemniscella 4.043 63 45
Pandemis corylana (Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix ) 49.024 969 44
Cochylis atricapitana 49.139 966 43
Phyllonorycter oxyacanthae 15.043 323 42
Stigmella aceris 4.012 102 40
Clepsis spectrana (Cyclamen Tortrix) 49.037 993 39
Agriphila selasella 63.092 1303 37
Chrysoesthia sexguttella 35.036 747 36
Mompha raschkiella 40.015 883 35
Crambus perlella 63.088 1302 34
Agriphila latistria 63.091 1307 33
Phyllonorycter maestingella 15.063 341 33
Leucoptera malifoliella (Pear Leaf Blister Moth) 21.008 260 28
Pandemis cerasana (Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix) 49.025 970 28
Eudonia mercurella 63.074 1344 28
Cacoecimorpha pronubana (Carnation Tortrix) 49.03 985 28
Nephopterix angustella 62.032 1465 27
Phyllonorycter schreberella 15.074 352 27
Phyllonorycter tenerella 15.037 318 26
Depressaria radiella (Parsnip Moth) 32.036 672 26
Phyllonorycter acerifoliella 15.084 362 23
Elophila nymphaeata (Brown China-mark ) 63.114 1345 23
Stigmella hemargyrella 4.055 81 22
Agonopterix arenella 32.017 697 22
Donacaula forficella 63.121 1329 21
Agriphila inquinatella (Barred Grass-veneer) 63.09 1306 21
Stigmella hybnerella 4.03 99 21
Agapeta hamana 49.109 937 21
Phyllonorycter klemannella 15.082 360 21
Anania crocealis 63.022 1385 19
Acentria ephemerella (Water Veneer) 63.115 1331 19
Phyllocnistis xenia 15.093 369 18
Phyllonorycter tristrigella 15.078 356 18
Catoptria falsella 63.102 1316 17
Chrysoteuchia culmella 63.08 1293 17
Stigmella tityrella 4.034 77 17
Coptotriche marginea 10.003 125 17
Caloptilia rufipennella 15.006 284 17
Galleria mellonella (Wax Moth ) 62.006 1425 16
Epinotia ramella 49.249 1134 16
Notocelia uddmanniana (Bramble Shoot Moth) 49.294 1175 16
Stigmella catharticella 4.014 98 16
Cameraria ohridella (Horse Chestnut Leaf-miner) 15.089 366a 16
Pandemis heparana (Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix) 49.026 972 16
Stigmella anomalella (Rose Leaf Miner ) 4.015 92 16
Anania coronata 63.018 1378 15
Stigmella floslactella 4.032 75 15
Pyrausta aurata 63.006 1361 15
Blastobasis lacticolella 41.003 874 14
Caloptilia semifascia 15.012 290 14
Argyresthia goedartella 20.012 411 14
Epinotia nisella 49.255 1138 14
Stigmella salicis 4.035 68 13
Bucculatrix ulmella 14.01 274 13
Hypsopygia costalis (Gold Triangle ) 62.075 1413 13
Bucculatrix bechsteinella 14.012 275 13
Endotricha flammealis (Rosy Tabby) 62.077 1424 13
Monopis obviella 12.038 229 12
Leucospilapteryx omissella 15.021 314 11
Cochylis dubitana 49.137 964 11
Pediasia contaminella 63.109 1323 11
Antispila treitschkiella 6.002 159 11
Ectoedemia septembrella 4.078 42 11
Phyllonorycter geniculella 15.086 364 11
Pseudargyrotoza conwagana 49.091 1011 11
Apotomis betuletana 49.15 1093 11
Tachystola acroxantha (Ruddy Streak) 28.024 656 11
Stenoptilia pterodactyla (Brown Plume) 45.012 1509 10
Clepsis consimilana 49.038 994 10
Scoparia ambigualis 63.064 1334 10
Caloptilia falconipennella 15.011 289 10
Pyrausta purpuralis 63.007 1362 10
Helcystogramma rufescens 35.031 868 10
Antispila metallella 6.001 158 10
Heliozela resplendella 6.004 156 10
Celypha cespitana 49.164 1067 9
Acrobasis marmorea 62.037 1440 9
Scythropia crataegella (Hawthorn Moth) 25.001 450 9
Ectoedemia atricollis 4.095 29 9
Aethes smeathmanniana 49.12 947 9
Mompha epilobiella 40.01 893 9
Stigmella samiatella 4.062 88 9
Cosmopterix zieglerella 34.005 894 8
Bryotropha domestica 35.038 789 8
Teleiopsis diffinis 35.146 776 8
Scrobipalpa costella 35.123 819 7
Phyllocnistis saligna 15.09 367 7
Agonopterix purpurea 32.009 691 7
Stigmella perpygmaeella 4.054 79 7
Mirificarma mulinella 35.093 792 7
Tischeria ekebladella 10.001 123 7
Evergestis extimalis 63.058 1357 7
Ypsolopha parenthesella 17.01 460 7
Agonopterix scopariella 32.011 704 7
Calamotropha paludella 63.079 1292 7
Acleris rhombana (Rhomboid Tortrix) 49.07 1042 7
Acleris forsskaleana 49.062 1036 7
Adaina microdactyla (Hemp Agrimony Plume ) 45.043 1517 6
Yponomeuta padella (Orchard Ermine) 16.002 425 6
Hypsopygia glaucinalis (Double-striped Tabby) 62.076 1415 6
Acleris aspersana 49.078 1043 6
Ypsolopha scabrella 17.005 455 6
Phyllonorycter spinicolella 15.049 329 6
Eupoecilia angustana 49.111 954 6
Phyllonorycter stettinensis 15.079 357 6
Monopis weaverella 12.037 228 6
Stigmella alnetella/glutinosae #N/A #N/A 6
Stigmella speciosa 4.056 65 6
Tinea semifulvella 12.032 246 6
Anthophila fabriciana (Nettle-Tap) 48.001 385 5
Pyralis farinalis (Meal Moth) 62.072 1417 5
Cydia pomonella (Codling Moth) 49.338 1261 5
Phyllonorycter cerasicolella 15.05 330 5
Epermenia chaerophyllella 47.005 483 5
Cynaeda dentalis 63.056 1359 5
Acrobasis suavella 62.036 1438 5
Schoenobius gigantella 63.12 1328 5
Euzophera pinguis (Ash-bark Knot-horn) 62.048 1470 5
Ectoedemia albifasciella 4.089 37 5
Cochylimorpha straminea 49.097 936 5
Acrobasis consociella 62.038 1437 5
Palpita vitrealis 63.048 1408 5
Celypha rosaceana 49.162 1064 4
Apotomis turbidana 49.149 1092 4
Bryotropha affinis 35.047 779 4
Eudonia lacustrata 63.067 1338 4
Stigmella ulmivora 4.018 80 4
Scrobipalpa acuminatella 35.109 822 4
Parornix fagivora 15.026 302 4
Pammene fasciana 49.367 1236 4
Agonopterix heracliana 32.018 688 4
Phyllonorycter froelichiella 15.08 358 4
Parornix finitimella 15.032 308 4
Coleophora pennella 37.065 549 4
Aphomia sociella (Bee Moth) 62.001 1428 4
Lobesia abscisana 49.183 1108 4
Phycita roborella 62.029 1452 4
Borkhausenia fuscescens 28.012 644 3
Evergestis limbata 63.059 1356a 3
Yponomeuta cagnagella (Spindle Ermine) 16.004 427 3
Caloptilia elongella 15.004 282 3
Caloptilia alchimiella/robustella #N/A #N/A 3
Coleophora argentula 37.102 563 3
Mompha subbistrigella 40.008 892 3
Ectoedemia argyropeza 4.085 23 3
Orthotaenia undulana 49.154 1087 3
Paraswammerdamia nebulella 16.02 441 3
Callisto denticulella 15.022 310 3
Aroga velocella 35.094 796 3
Ditula angustiorana (Red-barred Tortrix) 49.004 1010 3
Stigmella betulicola 4.005 110 3
Oncocera semirubella (Rosy-striped Knot-horn) 62.021 1441 3
Epinotia caprana 49.229 1154 3
Pterophorus pentadactyla (White Plume Moth ) 45.03 1513 3
Stigmella obliquella 4.038 70 3
Yponomeuta evonymella (Bird-cherry Ermine) 16.001 424 3
Caloptilia stigmatella 15.01 288 3
Orthotelia sparganella 19.001 470 3
Ypsolopha sequella 17.012 462 3
Anania hortulata (Small Magpie) 63.025 1376 3
Yponomeuta padella/malinellus (Orchard/Apple Ermine) #N/A #N/A 2
Lathronympha strigana 49.345 1219 2
Crambus pascuella (Inlaid Grass-veneer) 63.081 1294 2
Endothenia quadrimaculana 49.193 1104 2
Prays fraxinella (Ash Bud Moth) 22.002 449 2
Depressaria douglasella 32.044 677 2
Agonopterix alstromeriana (Brown-spot Flat-body) 32.031 695 2
Batia lambdella 28.017 641 2
Stigmella alnetella 4.009 115 2
Ethmia bipunctella 33.006 720 2
Oinophila v-flava (Yellow V Moth ) 12.046 277 2
Eucosma cana 49.265 1201 2
Agonopterix ocellana 32.007 701 2
Eucosma tripoliana 49.272 1193 2
Adoxophyes orana (Summer Fruit Tortrix) 49.041 999 2
Coleophora saturatella 37.042 545 2
Archips rosana (Rose Tortrix ) 49.016 981 2
Swammerdamia pyrella 16.017 438 2
Caloptilia populetorum 15.003 281 2
Synaphe punctalis 62.07 1414 2
Enarmonia formosana (Cherry Bark Moth) 49.2 1216 2
Eudemis profundana 49.144 1113 2
Chilo phragmitella 63.077 1290 2
Udea lutealis 63.033 1388 2
Monochroa palustrellus 35.073 737 2
Yponomeuta malinellus/cagnagella #N/A #N/A 2
Bucculatrix albedinella 14.007 271 2
Ypsolopha alpella 17.008 458 2
Yponomeuta malinellus (Apple Ermine ) 16.003 426 2
Calybites phasianipennella 15.017 296 2
Acleris laterana/comariana #N/A #N/A 2
Agonopterix subpropinquella 32.015 692 2
Parornix carpinella 15.027 302a 1
Coleophora lineolea 37.038 522 1
Rhyacionia pinicolana 49.306 1211 1
Agdistis bennetii (Saltmarsh Plume) 45.001 1488 1
Platytes alpinella 63.112 1325 1
Aglossa pinguinalis (Large Tabby ) 62.074 1421 1
Metzneria lappella 35.056 724 1
Aspilapteryx tringipennella 15.015 294 1
Cydalima perspectalis (Box-tree Moth) 63.054 1409a 1
Eupoecelia angustana 49.111 BF954 1
Monopis imella 12.04 231 1
Pammene aurita 49.376 1233 1
Bucculatrix frangutella 14.006 BF270 1
Amblyptilia punctidactyla (Brindled Plume ) 45.011 1498 1
Stigmella continuella 4.044 64 1
Agonopterix yeatiana 32.035 714 1
Stigmella svenssoni 4.059 87 1
Psychoides filicivora 12.048 200 1
Stigmella basiguttella 4.058 89 1
Caryocolum vicinella 35.13 826 1
Bucculatrix cidarella 14.008 272 1
Stigmella sakhalinella 4.006 113 1
Platyedra subcinerea 35.033 808 1
Scrobipalpa salicorniae 35.113 813 1
Stenoptilia bipunctidactyla (Twin-spot Plume ) 45.013 1508 1
Sitochroa palealis 63.014 1370 1
Thaumatotibia leucotreta (False Codling Moth) 49.344 1215 1
Gynnidomorpha permixtana 49.107 928 1
Scoparia pyralella 63.066 1333 1
Gypsonoma dealbana 49.279 1169 1
Alucita hexadactyla (Twenty-plume Moth) 44.001 1288 1
Epinotia abbreviana 49.234 1150 1
Epinotia immundana 49.24 1136 1
Crombrugghia distans (Breckland Plume) 45.026 1491 1
Caloptilia cuculipennella 15.002 280 1
Diurnea fagella 29.001 663 1
Argyresthia semitestacella 20.024 423 1
Ancylosis oblitella 62.053 1467 1
Ancylis uncella 49.202 1118 1
Stigmella glutinosae 4.008 114 1
Mompha terminella 40.014 881 1
Dioryctria abietella (Dark Pine Knot-horn) 62.028 1454 1
Monopis crocicapitella 12.039 230 1
Dioryctria sylvestrella 62.025 1454b 1
Agonopterix nervosa 32.03 706 1
Blastobasis rebeli 41.005 875a 1
Aethes francillana 49.124 950 1
Agapeta zoegana 49.11 938 1
Rhopobota naevana (Holly Tortrix) 49.223 1159 1
Stigmella luteella 4.007 112 1
Spilonota ocellana (Bud Moth) 49.224 1205 1
Phyllonorycter joannisi 15.085 363 1
Bryotropha terrella 35.04 787 1
Cryptoblabes bistriga 62.007 1433 1
Bucculatrix maritima 14.003 267 1
Rhodophaea formosa 62.024 1445 1
Achroia grisella (Lesser Wax Moth) 62.005 1426 1
Acleris sparsana 49.069 1041 1
Stigmella confusella 4.003 117 1
Lobesia littoralis 49.185 1109 1
Platytes cerussella 63.111 1326 1
Paraswammerdamia albicapitella 16.019 440 1
Zeiraphera griseana (Larch Tortrix ) 49.257 1166 1
Cydia amplana 49.343 1262 1
Notocelia incarnatana 49.296 1179 1
Leucoptera laburnella (Laburnum Leaf Miner) 21.004 254 1
Depressaria daucella 32.039 670 1
Metalampra italica 28.008 624a 1
Monopis laevigella (Skin Moth) 12.036 227 1
Anania perlucidalis 63.02 1380 1
Dichomeris marginella (Juniper Webber ) 35.022 862 1
Crambus lathoniellus 63.086 1301 1
Parornix betulae 15.025 301 1