Flying Tonight Late October (Week 43) – Micros

The following is a list of the 10 micro moths most commonly reported between 2003 and 2017 in week 43, late October, 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
Phyllonorycter platani 15.041 321a 3500
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) 49.039 998 927
Udea ferrugalis (Rusty Dot Pearl) 63.031 1395 191
Nomophila noctuella (Rush Veneer) 63.052 1398 131
Emmelina monodactyla (Common Plume) 45.044 1524 107
Phyllonorycter maestingella 15.063 341 98
Stigmella aurella 4.045 50 91
Stigmella tityrella 4.034 77 65
Eudonia angustea 63.069 1342 49
Phyllonorycter messaniella 15.04 321 48

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

Taxon RES B&S Total number 2003 – 17
Blastobasis lacticolella 41.003 874 42
Phyllonorycter oxyacanthae 15.043 323 37
Lyonetia clerkella (Apple Leaf Miner) 21.001 263 36
Stigmella incognitella 4.053 78 35
Palpita vitrealis 63.048 1408 35
Plutella xylostella (Diamond Backed Moth) 18.001 464 33
Phyllonorycter coryli 15.064 342 32
Stigmella hemargyrella 4.055 81 31
Phyllonorycter corylifoliella 15.052 332 31
Acleris hastiana 49.08 1053 28
Stigmella malella (Apple Pygmy) 4.013 BF97 25
Phyllonorycter blancardella 15.046 326 25
Acleris sparsana 49.069 1041 23
Phyllonorycter rajella 15.067 345 20
Acleris variegana (Garden Rose Tortrix) 49.077 1048 19
Ectoedemia subbimaculella 4.09 38 19
Tachystola acroxantha (Ruddy Streak) 28.024 656 17
Ectoedemia albifasciella 4.089 37 17
Phyllonorycter esperella 15.065 343 16
Phyllonorycter acerifoliella 15.084 362 16
Callisto denticulella 15.022 310 15
Ectoedemia arcuatella 4.096 30 14
Coleophora solitariella 37.1 525 14
Tischeria ekebladella 10.001 123 14
Crocidosema plebejana 49.261 1157 13
Caloptilia semifascia 15.012 290 13
Ectoedemia atricollis 4.095 29 13
Parornix devoniella 15.029 304 11
Phyllocnistis xenia 15.093 369 11
Phyllonorycter froelichiella 15.08 358 10
Phyllocnistis saligna 15.09 367 10
Hypsopygia glaucinalis (Double-striped Tabby) 62.076 1415 10
Ectoedemia quinquella 4.087 36 10
Phyllonorycter viminiella 15.054 333 9
Phyllonorycter pastorella 15.0862 1846 9
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla (Beautiful Plume) 45.01 1497 8
Blastobasis adustella 41.002 873 8
Acrolepia autumnitella 19.014 476 8
Ectoedemia occultella 4.099 34 7
Bucculatrix ulmella 14.01 274 7
Phyllonorycter tristrigella 15.078 356 7
Stigmella salicis 4.035 68 6
Phyllonorycter tenerella 15.037 318 6
Stigmella lemniscella 4.043 63 6
Epinotia tenerana (Nut Bud Moth) 49.248 1139 5
Stigmella plagicolella 4.042 67 5
Endrosis sarcitrella (White-shouldered House-moth) 28.009 648 5
Bucculatrix cidarella 14.008 272 5
Stigmella ruficapitella 4.06 84 5
Phyllonorycter klemannella 15.082 360 5
Stigmella microtheriella 4.01 111 4
Heliozela resplendella 6.004 156 4
Acleris rhombana (Rhomboid Tortrix) 49.07 1042 4
Acleris schalleriana 49.073 1047 4
Stigmella atricapitella 4.061 83 4
Agonopterix arenella 32.017 697 4
Clepsis consimilana 49.038 994 4
Phyllonorycter nicellii 15.081 359 4
Agonopterix alstromeriana (Brown-spot Flat-body) 32.031 695 4
Ectoedemia agrimoniae 4.093 26 4
Phyllonorycter quercifoliella 15.039 320 4
Caloptilia stigmatella 15.01 288 4
Stigmella sakhalinella 4.006 113 3
Phyllocnistis unipunctella 15.092 368 3
Coptotriche marginea 10.003 125 3
Phyllonorycter schreberella 15.074 352 3
Anthophila fabriciana (Nettle-Tap) 48.001 385 3
Phyllonorycter strigulatella 15.066 344 3
Phyllonorycter harrisella 15.034 315 3
Scrobipalpa costella 35.123 819 3
Trifurcula immundella 4.068 46 3
Acleris laterana/comariana #N/A #N/A 3
Parornix scoticella 15.03 305 3
Stigmella obliquella 4.038 70 3
Stenoptilia pterodactyla (Brown Plume) 45.012 1509 3
Stigmella roborella 4.063 86 3
Stigmella samiatella 4.062 88 3
Agonopterix scopariella 32.011 704 2
Coleophora follicularis 37.103 555 2
Stigmella anomalella (Rose Leaf Miner ) 4.015 92 2
Stigmella catharticella 4.014 98 2
Cydalima perspectalis (Boxworm) 63.054 1409a 2
Stigmella floslactella 4.032 75 2
Leucospilapteryx omissella 15.021 314 2
Gracillaria syringella 15.014 293 2
Stigmella basiguttella 4.058 89 2
Stigmella trimaculella 4.039 73 2
Cosmopterix zieglerella 34.005 894 2
Taleporia tubulosa 11.006 181 2
Depressaria radiella (Parsnip Moth) 32.036 672 2
Teleiopsis diffinis 35.146 776 2
Endotricha flammealis (Rosy Tabby) 62.077 1424 2
Gypsonoma dealbana 49.279 1169 2
Ectoedemia minimella 4.1 35 2
Phyllonorycter stettinensis 15.079 357 2
Monopis crocicapitella 12.039 230 2
Parornix anglicella 15.028 303 2
Adaina microdactyla (Hemp Agrimony Plume ) 45.043 1517 2
Coleophora argentula 37.102 563 2
Cosmopterix pulchrimella 34.009 896b 1
Gypsonoma Oppressana 49.28 1170 1
Nephopterix angustella 62.032 1465 1
Coleophora serratella 37.015 493 1
Stigmella confusella 4.003 117 1
Parornix fagivora 15.026 302 1
Duponchelia fovealis 63.046 1403a 1
Elachista gangabella 38.015 620 1
Parornix betulae 15.025 301 1
Agriphila tristella 63.089 1305 1
Stigmella betulicola 4.005 110 1
Epinotia ramella 49.249 1134 1
Heliozela sericiella 6.003 154 1
Coleophora milvipennis 37.009 496 1
Mompha epilobiella 40.01 893 1
Phyllonorycter heegeriella 15.036 317 1
Mompha subbistrigella 40.008 892 1
Phyllonorycter joannisi 15.085 363 1
Coleophora albitarsella 37.032 515 1
Stigmella speciosa 4.056 65 1
Phyllonorycter lautella 15.073 351 1
Caloptilia rufipennella 15.006 284 1
Digitivalva pulicariae 19.01 472 1
Ectoedemia heringella 4.088 36a 1
Diurnea lipsiella 29.002 664 1
Stigmella ulmivora 4.018 80 1
Stigmella continuella 4.044 64 1
Stigmella viscerella 4.019 95 1
Hofmannophila pseudospretella (Brown House Moth) 28.01 647 1
Syndemis musculana 49.028 986 1
Leucoptera malifoliella (Pear Leaf Blister Moth) 21.008 260 1
Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella 15.075 353 1
Mompha raschkiella 40.015 883 1
Ectoedemia intimella 4.082 25 1
Parornix carpinella 15.027 302a 1
Roeslerstammia erxlebella 13.002 447 1
Phyllonorycter emberizaepenella 15.076 354 1
Acleris ferrugana/notana #N/A #N/A 1
Alucita hexadactyla (Twenty-plume Moth) 44.001 1288 1
Ypsolopha parenthesella 17.01 460 1
Carcina quercana 31.001 658 1
Stigmella aceris 4.012 102 1
Stigmella luteella 4.007 112 1
Phyllonorycter lantanella 15.051 331 1
Stigmella hybnerella 4.03 99 1