Flying Tonight Late September (Week 39) – Micros

The following is a list of the 25 micro moths most commonly reported between 2003 and 2017 in week 39, late 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
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) 49.039 998 1214
Nomophila noctuella (Rush Veneer) 63.052 1398 1062
Phyllonorycter coryli 15.064 342 909
Eudonia angustea 63.069 1342 539
Phyllonorycter platani 15.041 321a 452
Phyllonorycter messaniella 15.04 321 306
Plutella xylostella (Diamond Backed Moth) 18.001 464 286
Phyllonorycter leucographella (Firethorn Leaf Miner) 15.053 332a 253
Acleris variegana (Garden Rose Tortrix) 49.077 1048 238
Lyonetia clerkella (Apple Leaf Miner) 21.001 263 215
Phyllonorycter oxyacanthae 15.043 323 194
Phyllonorycter corylifoliella 15.052 332 192
Emmelina monodactyla (Common Plume) 45.044 1524 191
Parornix anglicella 15.028 303 148
Udea ferrugalis (Rusty Dot Pearl) 63.031 1395 128
Parornix devoniella 15.029 304 125
Coptotriche angusticollella 10.006 127 120
Phyllonorycter esperella 15.065 343 101
Gracillaria syringella 15.014 293 97
Stigmella plagicolella 4.042 67 87
Agriphila geniculea 63.095 1309 77
Stigmella hemargyrella 4.055 81 75
Stigmella tityrella 4.034 77 69
Caloptilia semifascia 15.012 290 64
Phyllonorycter acerifoliella 15.084 362 47

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

Taxon RES B&S Total number 2003 – 17
Carcina quercana 31.001 658 47
Phyllonorycter maestingella 15.063 341 45
Endrosis sarcitrella (White-shouldered House-moth) 28.009 648 45
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla (Beautiful Plume) 45.01 1497 44
Stigmella aurella 4.045 50 44
Crocidosema plebejana 49.261 1157 41
Blastobasis lacticolella 41.003 874 34
Phyllonorycter rajella 15.067 345 33
Caloptilia stigmatella 15.01 288 33
Celypha lacunana 49.166 1076 32
Tachystola acroxantha (Ruddy Streak) 28.024 656 32
Clepsis consimilana 49.038 994 32
Phyllonorycter spinicolella 15.049 329 31
Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella 15.075 353 30
Hofmannophila pseudospretella (Brown House Moth) 28.01 647 30
Hypsopygia glaucinalis (Double-striped Tabby) 62.076 1415 29
Phyllonorycter blancardella 15.046 326 29
Gypsonoma dealbana 49.279 1169 26
Stigmella microtheriella 4.01 111 25
Ectoedemia septembrella 4.078 42 25
Archips podana (Large Fruit-tree Tortrix ) 49.013 977 24
Cydia splendana 49.341 1260 24
Parornix betulae 15.025 301 23
Phyllonorycter schreberella 15.074 352 22
Acleris rhombana (Rhomboid Tortrix) 49.07 1042 21
Phyllonorycter nicellii 15.081 359 21
Callisto denticulella 15.022 310 20
Scrobipalpa costella 35.123 819 20
Tischeria ekebladella 10.001 123 19
Phyllonorycter tristrigella 15.078 356 19
Stigmella aceris 4.012 102 19
Stigmella lemniscella 4.043 63 19
Stigmella hybnerella 4.03 99 18
Bucculatrix thoracella 14.009 273 17
Cosmopterix pulchrimella 34.009 896b 15
Chrysoesthia drurella 35.035 746 15
Caloptilia rufipennella 15.006 284 14
Ectoedemia albifasciella 4.089 37 14
Stigmella floslactella 4.032 75 14
Blastobasis adustella 41.002 873 14
Eudonia pallida 63.075 1336 14
Nephopterix angustella 62.032 1465 13
Phyllonorycter geniculella 15.086 364 13
Agonopterix arenella 32.017 697 12
Coptotriche marginea 10.003 125 12
Stigmella samiatella 4.062 88 11
Eudonia mercurella 63.074 1344 11
Hypsopygia costalis (Gold Triangle ) 62.075 1413 11
Mompha raschkiella 40.015 883 11
Palpita vitrealis 63.048 1408 11
Cosmopterix zieglerella 34.005 894 10
Bucculatrix ulmella 14.01 274 10
Teleiopsis diffinis 35.146 776 10
Acleris sparsana 49.069 1041 10
Phyllonorycter joannisi 15.085 363 9
Ectoedemia atricollis 4.095 29 9
Acrolepia autumnitella 19.014 476 9
Parornix scoticella 15.03 305 9
Monopis crocicapitella 12.039 230 9
Agonopterix nervosa 32.03 706 9
Agonopterix alstromeriana (Brown-spot Flat-body) 32.031 695 8
Stigmella suberivora 4.057 85 8
Stigmella sakhalinella 4.006 113 8
Monopis obviella 12.038 229 8
Phyllonorycter heegeriella 15.036 317 8
Agriphila inquinatella (Barred Grass-veneer) 63.09 1306 8
Stigmella ulmivora 4.018 80 7
Phyllonorycter sagitella 15.088 366 7
Stigmella malella (Apple Pygmy) 4.013 BF97 7
Endotricha flammealis (Rosy Tabby) 62.077 1424 6
Phyllocnistis saligna 15.09 367 6
Pandemis corylana (Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix ) 49.024 969 6
Phyllonorycter lautella 15.073 351 6
Depressaria radiella (Parsnip Moth) 32.036 672 6
Antispila treitschkiella 6.002 159 6
Helcystogramma rufescens 35.031 868 6
Mirificarma mulinella 35.093 792 6
Pyralis farinalis (Meal Moth) 62.072 1417 6
Phyllonorycter cerasicolella 15.05 330 6
Phyllonorycter distentella 15.068 346 5
Agonopterix purpurea 32.009 691 5
Agriphila tristella 63.089 1305 5
Stigmella basiguttella 4.058 89 5
Coleophora violacea 37.026 509 5
Stigmella confusella 4.003 117 5
Bucculatrix bechsteinella 14.012 275 5
Epermenia chaerophyllella 47.005 483 5
Galleria mellonella (Wax Moth ) 62.006 1425 5
Swammerdamia caesiella 16.015 437 5
Agonopterix scopariella 32.011 704 5
Tinea semifulvella 12.032 246 5
Phyllonorycter quercifoliella 15.039 320 4
Psyche casta 11.012 186 4
Pediasia contaminella 63.109 1323 4
Phyllonorycter klemannella 15.082 360 4
Ectoedemia heringella 4.088 36a 4
Bucculatrix cidarella 14.008 272 4
Coleophora solitariella 37.1 525 4
Stigmella anomalella (Rose Leaf Miner ) 4.015 92 4
Agriphila straminella 63.093 1304 4
Heliozela sericiella 6.003 154 4
Phyllonorycter tenerella 15.037 318 4
Cochylis atricapitana 49.139 966 4
Stenoptilia pterodactyla (Brown Plume) 45.012 1509 3
Alucita hexadactyla (Twenty-plume Moth) 44.001 1288 3
Leucoptera malifoliella (Pear Leaf Blister Moth) 21.008 260 3
Choreutis pariana (Apple Leaf Skeletonizer) 48.007 389 3
Parornix carpinella 15.027 302a 3
Clepsis spectrana (Cyclamen Tortrix) 49.037 993 3
Epinotia caprana 49.229 1154 3
Phyllonorycter ulicicolella 15.06 339 3
Oncocera semirubella (Rosy-striped Knot-horn) 62.021 1441 3
Epinotia nisella 49.255 1138 3
Pandemis heparana (Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix) 49.026 972 3
Acleris schalleriana 49.073 1047 3
Rhopobota naevana (Holly Tortrix) 49.223 1159 3
Epinotia trigonella 49.23 1151 3
Stigmella regiella 4.022 107 3
Digitivalva pulicariae 19.01 472 3
Cameraria ohridella (Horse Chestnut Leaf-miner) 15.089 366a 3
Ectoedemia occultella 4.099 34 3
Cochylis molliculana 49.138 964a 3
Spilonota ocellana (Bud Moth) 49.224 1205 2
Phyllocnistis unipunctella 15.092 368 2
Stigmella oxyacanthella 4.026 100 2
Caloptilia alchimiella/robustella #N/A #N/A 2
Pleuroptya ruralis (Mother of Pearl) 63.038 1405 2
Ypsolopha sequella 17.012 462 2
Bohemannia pulverosella 4.071 40 2
Phyllonorycter viminiella 15.054 333 2
Acleris laterana/comariana #N/A #N/A 2
Mompha subbistrigella 40.008 892 2
Caloptilia elongella 15.004 282 2
Aphomia sociella (Bee Moth) 62.001 1428 2
Epinotia ramella 49.249 1134 2
Depressaria badiella 32.038 674 2
Stigmella trimaculella 4.039 73 2
Agonopterix yeatiana 32.035 714 2
Celypha cespitana 49.164 1067 2
Cacoecimorpha pronubana (Carnation Tortrix) 49.03 985 2
Coleophora argentula 37.102 563 2
Chilo phragmitella 63.077 1290 2
Notocelia uddmanniana (Bramble Shoot Moth) 49.294 1175 2
Stigmella alnetella 4.009 115 2
Ostrinia nubilalis (European Corn Borer) 63.028 1375 2
Parornix fagivora 15.026 302 2
Stigmella salicis 4.035 68 2
Cydalima perspectalis (Boxworm) 63.054 1409a 2
Heliozela resplendella 6.004 156 2
Phyllonorycter froelichiella 15.08 358 2
Caloptilia falconipennella 15.011 289 2
Anania crocealis 63.022 1385 2
Coleophora milvipennis 37.009 496 2
Stigmella incognitella 4.053 78 2
Phyllonorycter sorbi 15.044 324 2
Agapeta hamana 49.109 937 2
Yponomeuta evonymella (Bird-cherry Ermine) 16.001 424 2
Agonopterix subpropinquella 32.015 692 2
Epinotia immundana 49.24 1136 2
Stigmella obliquella 4.038 70 2
Pyrausta despicata 63.005 1365 2
Scoparia ambigualis 63.064 1334 2
Metalampra italica 28.008 624a 1
Elachista gangabella 38.015 620 1
Nymphula nitidulata (Beautiful China-mark ) 63.118 1350 1
Stigmella speciosa 4.056 65 1
Bryotropha domestica 35.038 789 1
Dyseriocrania subpurpurella 2.001 6 1
Ectoedemia spinosella 4.098 27 1
Mompha epilobiella 40.01 893 1
Pandemis cinnamomeana 49.023 971 1
Apotomis betuletana 49.15 1093 1
Stigmella nylandriella 4.025 103 1
Dolicharthria punctalis 63.05 1399 1
Agonopterix heracliana 32.018 688 1
Stigmella zelleriella 4.037 71 1
Orthotelia sparganella 19.001 470 1
Bucculatrix demaryella 14.013 276 1
Stigmella crataegella 4.023 108 1
Tebenna micalis 48.005 386 1
Cochylimorpha straminea 49.097 936 1
Phyllonorycter stettinensis 15.079 357 1
Parapoynx stratiotata (Ringed China-mark ) 63.117 1348 1
Phyllonorycter cavella 15.059 338 1
Stigmella magdalenae 4.024 104 1
Coleophora serratella 37.015 493 1
Caloptilia betulicola 15.005 283 1
Ypsolopha parenthesella 17.01 460 1
Stigmella ruficapitella 4.06 84 1
Argyrotaenia ljungiana 49.02 974 1
Cynaeda dentalis 63.056 1359 1
Evergestis limbata 63.059 1356a 1
Bedellia somnulentella 24.001 264 1
Adoxophyes orana (Summer Fruit Tortrix) 49.041 999 1
Stigmella betulicola 4.005 110 1
Celypha striana 49.161 1063 1
Stigmella continuella 4.044 64 1
Phyllonorycter comparella 15.087 365 1
Cochylidia implicitana 49.132 956 1
Phylloporia bistrigella 8.005 128 1
Stigmella glutinosae 4.008 114 1
Amblyptilia punctidactyla (Brindled Plume ) 45.011 1498 1
Pandemis cerasana (Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix) 49.025 970 1
Anthophila fabriciana (Nettle-Tap) 48.001 385 1
Heliozela hammoniella 6.005 157 1
Plutella porrectella 18.003 465 1
Stigmella lapponica 4.002 116 1
Acleris aspersana 49.078 1043 1
Stigmella luteella 4.007 112 1
Pyrausta aurata 63.006 1361 1
Coleophora albicosta 37.063 544 1
Bucculatrix frangutella 14.006 BF270 1
Ectoedemia minimella 4.1 35 1
Monopis weaverella 12.037 228 1
Hypatima rhomboidella 35.018 858 1
Caloptilia populetorum 15.003 281 1
Parornix finitimella 15.032 308 1
Cydia pomonella (Codling Moth) 49.338 1261 1
Acleris logiana 49.086 1051 1
Bactra lancealana 49.194 1111 1
Aethes smeathmanniana 49.12 947 1
Agriphila selasella 63.092 1303 1
Lobesia littoralis 49.185 1109 1
Stigmella assimilella 4.04 74 1
Epinotia tenerana (Nut Bud Moth) 49.248 1139 1
Phyllonorycter harrisella 15.034 315 1
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