Flying Tonight January (Weeks 1 – 4) – Micros

The following is a list of the 15 micro moths most commonly reported between 2003 and 2017 in weeks 1 – 4, January, 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 54376
Phyllonorycter messaniella 15.04 321 2451
Stigmella aurella 4.045 50 512
Phyllonorycter leucographella (Firethorn Leaf Miner) 15.053 332a 275
Luffia ferchaultella 11.009 185 107
Gracillaria syringella 15.014 293 90
Stigmella suberivora 4.057 85 76
Coptotriche marginea 10.003 125 75
Stigmella microtheriella 4.01 111 61
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) 49.039 998 51
Phyllonorycter coryli 15.064 342 50
Agonopterix heracliana 32.018 688 49
Psychoides filicivora 12.048 200 47
Metzneria lappella 35.056 724 41
Endothenia gentianaeana 49.186 1097 40

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

Taxon RES B&S Total number 2003 – 17
Phyllonorycter rajella 15.067 345 33
Agonopterix assimilella 32.024 702 30
Acrocercops brongniardella 15.019 313 30
Lyonetia clerkella (Apple Leaf Miner) 21.001 263 25
Cameraria ohridella (Horse Chestnut Leaf-miner) 15.089 366a 25
Coleophora lineolea 37.038 522 22
Phyllonorycter lantanella 15.051 331 19
Enarmonia formosana (Cherry Bark Moth) 49.2 1216 18
Glyphipterix simpliciella (Cocksfoot Moth) 19.007 391 17
Acleris hastiana 49.08 1053 16
Phyllonorycter oxyacanthae 15.043 323 15
Epinotia tedella 49.252 1142 12
Coleophora laricella (Larch Case-bearer) 37.066 526 10
Endothenia marginana 49.188 1099 10
Limnaecia phragmitella 34.004 898 10
Ectoedemia rubivora 4.097 31 9
Nemapogon clematella 12.021 220 9
Coleophora alticolella/glaucicolella #N/A #N/A 9
Phyllonorycter maestingella 15.063 341 9
Metzneria metzneriella 35.058 726 8
Coleophora solitariella 37.1 525 8
Bucculatrix nigricomella 14.002 266 8
Pammene regiana 49.375 1234 8
Alucita hexadactyla (Twenty-plume Moth) 44.001 1288 8
Stigmella floslactella 4.032 75 8
Lampronia fuscatella 9.006 138 7
Ectoedemia septembrella 4.078 42 7
Stigmella anomalella (Rose Leaf Miner ) 4.015 92 7
Aethes margaritana 49.118 948 7
Lozotaenia forsterana 49.029 1002 7
Psyche casta 11.012 186 6
Taleporia tubulosa 11.006 181 6
Udea ferrugalis (Rusty Dot Pearl) 63.031 1395 6
Metzneria aestivella 35.055 725 6
Cydia conicolana 49.33 1269 6
Phyllonorycter tristrigella 15.078 356 6
Phyllonorycter platani 15.041 321a 6
Coleophora glaucicolella 37.071 582 5
Coleophora alticolella 37.073 584 5
Emmelina monodactyla (Common Plume) 45.044 1524 5
Phyllonorycter esperella 15.065 343 5
Phyllonorycter froelichiella 15.08 358 5
Phyllonorycter emberizaepenella 15.076 354 4
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla (Beautiful Plume) 45.01 1497 4
Coleophora argentula 37.102 563 4
Coleophora gryphipennella 37.006 491 4
Acleris schalleriana 49.073 1047 4
Epiblema foenella 49.288 1183 3
Plutella xylostella (Diamond Backed Moth) 18.001 464 3
Elachista gangabella 38.015 620 3
Endrosis sarcitrella (White-shouldered House-moth) 28.009 648 3
Phyllonorycter scopariella 15.061 340 3
Ypsolopha mucronella 17.001 451 3
Phyllonorycter strigulatella 15.066 344 3
Argyresthia trifasciata 20.005 409a 3
Agonopterix ocellana 32.007 701 2
Phyllonorycter joannisi 15.085 363 2
Tischeria ekebladella 10.001 123 2
Narycia duplicella 11.002 175 2
Parornix devoniella 15.029 304 2
Trifurcula immundella 4.068 46 2
Agonopterix arenella 32.017 697 2
Pennisetia hylaeiformis (Raspberry Clearwing) 52.001 BF369a 2
Stigmella lemniscella 4.043 63 2
Tortricodes alternella 49.044 1025 2
Phyllonorycter schreberella 15.074 352 2
Ypsolopha ustella 17.011 461 1
Tinea pellionella (Case-bearing Clothes Moth) 12.027 240 1
Epinotia bilunana 49.254 1133 1
Bucculatrix albedinella 14.007 271 1
Acleris sparsana 49.069 1041 1
Stigmella centifoliella 4.017 93 1
Agonopterix purpurea 32.009 691 1
Depressaria radiella (Parsnip Moth) 32.036 672 1
Parornix anglicella 15.028 303 1
Acleris umbrana 49.075 1052 1
Capua vulgana 49.009 1007 1
Elachista albifrontella 38.03 601 1
Scrobipalpa costella 35.123 819 1
Ectoedemia angulifasciella 4.094 28 1
Agonopterix alstromeriana (Brown-spot Flat-body) 32.031 695 1
Myelois circumvoluta (Thistle Ermine ) 62.042 1458 1
Exoteleia dodecella 35.159 760 1
Phyllonorycter stettinensis 15.079 357 1
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