Flying Tonight February (Week 5 – 8) – Micros

The following is a list of the 15 micro moths most commonly reported between 2003 and 2017 in weeks 5 – 8, February, 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
Ectoedemia heringella 4.088 36a 36934
Phyllonorycter messaniella 15.04 321 5026
Tortricodes alternella 49.044 1025 342
Stigmella aurella 4.045 50 235
Stigmella suberivora 4.057 85 191
Luffia ferchaultella 11.009 185 163
Endothenia gentianaeana 49.186 1097 117
Agonopterix assimilella 32.024 702 107
Agonopterix heracliana 32.018 688 101
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) 49.039 998 81
Acrocercops brongniardella 15.019 313 75
Limnaecia phragmitella 34.004 898 72
Coptotriche marginea 10.003 125 47
Coleophora laricella (Larch Case-bearer) 37.066 526 36
Metzneria aestivella 35.055 725 30

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

Taxon RES B&S Total number 2003 – 17
Psychoides filicivora 12.048 200 28
Psyche casta 11.012 186 26
Acleris hastiana 49.08 1053 26
Gracillaria syringella 15.014 293 25
Emmelina monodactyla (Common Plume) 45.044 1524 23
Endothenia marginana 49.188 1099 23
Phyllonorycter trifasciella 15.083 361 20
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla (Beautiful Plume) 45.01 1497 19
Cydia conicolana 49.33 1269 17
Metzneria lappella 35.056 724 15
Agonopterix alstromeriana (Brown-spot Flat-body) 32.031 695 15
Nemapogon clematella 12.021 220 15
Tinagma ocnerostomella 26.001 398 12
Phyllonorycter platani 15.041 321a 11
Stigmella hemargyrella 4.055 81 9
Tischeria ekebladella 10.001 123 8
Cochylis roseana 49.134 962 7
Taleporia tubulosa 11.006 181 7
Acleris cristana 49.076 1054 7
Trifurcula immundella 4.068 46 7
Enarmonia formosana (Cherry Bark Moth) 49.2 1216 7
Acleris ferrugana 49.083 1044 7
Acleris ferrugana/notana #N/A #N/A 7
Agonopterix heracliana agg. 0 0 6
Coleophora solitariella 37.1 525 6
Coleophora alticolella/glaucicolella #N/A #N/A 6
Metzneria metzneriella 35.058 726 6
Pammene regiana 49.375 1234 6
Endrosis sarcitrella (White-shouldered House-moth) 28.009 648 6
Agonopterix arenella 32.017 697 5
Stigmella tityrella 4.034 77 5
Glyphipterix simpliciella (Cocksfoot Moth) 19.007 391 5
Synanthedon flaviventris (Sallow Clearwing) 52.009 BF377 4
Ypsolopha ustella 17.011 461 4
Narycia duplicella 11.002 175 4
Acleris schalleriana 49.073 1047 4
Dichrorampha simpliciana 49.315 1281 3
Phyllonorycter maestingella 15.063 341 3
Bucculatrix nigricomella 14.002 266 3
Phyllonorycter leucographella (Firethorn Leaf Miner) 15.053 332a 3
Carcina quercana 31.001 658 3
Agonopterix yeatiana 32.035 714 3
Lampronia fuscatella 9.006 138 3
Agonopterix ciliella 32.019 689 2
Cydia servillana 49.339 1256 2
Monopis obviella 12.038 229 2
Acleris logiana 49.086 1051 2
Depressaria daucella 32.039 670 2
Cosmopterix pulchrimella 34.009 896b 2
Apodia bifractella 35.06 730 2
Diurnea fagella 29.001 663 2
Phyllonorycter scopariella 15.061 340 2
Agonopterix subpropinquella 32.015 692 1
Depressaria radiella (Parsnip Moth) 32.036 672 1
Cacoecimorpha pronubana (Carnation Tortrix) 49.03 985 1
Scrobipalpa costella 35.123 819 1
Synanthedon andrenaeformis (Orange-tailed Clearwing) 52.01 BF378 1
Acleris literana 49.087 1061 1
Cedestis subfasciella 16.022 443 1
Dahlica triquetrella 11.003 176 1
Crocidosema plebejana 49.261 1157 1
Coleophora gryphipennella 37.006 491 1
Lozotaenia forsterana 49.029 1002 1
Mompha epilobiella 40.01 893 1
Tinea pellionella (Case-bearing Clothes Moth) 12.027 240 1
Mompha subbistrigella 40.008 892 1
Agonopterix kaekeritziana (Straw Flat-body) 32.026 698 1
Epinotia immundana 49.24 1136 1
Amblyptilia punctidactyla (Brindled Plume ) 45.011 1498 1
Eudonia angustea 63.069 1342 1
Cnaemidophorus rhododactyla (Rose Plume ) 45.022 1496 1
Agonopterix scopariella 32.011 704 1
Dahlica lichenella (Lichen Case-bearer) 11.005 179 1
Agriphila tristella 63.089 1305 1
Acleris umbrana 49.075 1052 1
Ypsolopha mucronella 17.001 451 1
Prays oleae 22.004 449c 1
Gypsonoma dealbana 49.279 1169 1
Bucculatrix demaryella 14.013 276 1
Acleris rhombana (Rhomboid Tortrix) 49.07 1042 1
Alucita hexadactyla (Twenty-plume Moth) 44.001 1288 1
Adaina microdactyla (Hemp Agrimony Plume ) 45.043 1517 1
Pyrausta purpuralis 63.007 1362 1
Acrolepia autumnitella 19.014 476 1
Coleophora glaucicolella 37.071 582 1
Argyresthia brockeella 20.011 410 1
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