Flying Tonight Mid September (Week 37) – Micros

The following is a list of the 40 micro moths most commonly reported between 2003 and 2017 in week 37, mid 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
Phyllonorycter coryli 15.064 342 9273
Phyllonorycter acerifoliella 15.084 362 2317
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) 49.039 998 1956
Agriphila geniculea 63.095 1309 1385
Lyonetia clerkella (Apple Leaf Miner) 21.001 263 1314
Phyllonorycter esperella 15.065 343 1068
Gracillaria syringella 15.014 293 886
Stigmella hemargyrella 4.055 81 763
Nomophila noctuella (Rush Veneer) 63.052 1398 700
Phyllonorycter corylifoliella 15.052 332 557
Stigmella tityrella 4.034 77 546
Cameraria ohridella (Horse Chestnut Leaf-miner) 15.089 366a 508
Phyllonorycter messaniella 15.04 321 487
Udea ferrugalis (Rusty Dot Pearl) 63.031 1395 410
Phyllonorycter oxyacanthae 15.043 323 377
Plutella xylostella (Diamond Backed Moth) 18.001 464 374
Caloptilia semifascia 15.012 290 366
Eudonia angustea 63.069 1342 360
Phyllonorycter maestingella 15.063 341 356
Agriphila tristella 63.089 1305 324
Emmelina monodactyla (Common Plume) 45.044 1524 284
Celypha lacunana 49.166 1076 278
Acleris variegana (Garden Rose Tortrix) 49.077 1048 275
Parornix anglicella 15.028 303 275
Acrolepia autumnitella 19.014 476 150
Stigmella lemniscella 4.043 63 131
Stigmella aurella 4.045 50 131
Eudonia pallida 63.075 1336 123
Phyllocnistis unipunctella 15.092 368 114
Hofmannophila pseudospretella (Brown House Moth) 28.01 647 109
Phyllocnistis xenia 15.093 369 104
Parornix devoniella 15.029 304 97
Cydia splendana 49.341 1260 96
Stigmella hybnerella 4.03 99 83
Phyllonorycter joannisi 15.085 363 74
Phyllonorycter nicellii 15.081 359 72
Phyllonorycter platani 15.041 321a 72
Stigmella aceris 4.012 102 70
Pleuroptya ruralis (Mother of Pearl) 63.038 1405 70
Parornix scoticella 15.03 305 68

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

Taxon RES B&S Total number 2003 – 17
Antispila treitschkiella 6.002 159 67
Mompha terminella 40.014 881 65
Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella 15.075 353 64
Stigmella microtheriella 4.01 111 64
Coptotriche marginea 10.003 125 60
Stigmella plagicolella 4.042 67 59
Blastobasis adustella 41.002 873 57
Tachystola acroxantha (Ruddy Streak) 28.024 656 55
Archips podana (Large Fruit-tree Tortrix ) 49.013 977 54
Cochylis molliculana 49.138 964a 51
Phyllonorycter schreberella 15.074 352 51
Caloptilia stigmatella 15.01 288 47
Callisto denticulella 15.022 310 46
Carcina quercana 31.001 658 44
Ectoedemia septembrella 4.078 42 40
Crocidosema plebejana 49.261 1157 40
Phyllonorycter blancardella 15.046 326 39
Pandemis corylana (Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix ) 49.024 969 38
Caloptilia rufipennella 15.006 284 36
Phyllonorycter leucographella (Firethorn Leaf Miner) 15.053 332a 36
Acrobasis advenella 62.035 1439 35
Parapoynx stratiotata (Ringed China-mark ) 63.117 1348 35
Cochylis atricapitana 49.139 966 34
Nymphula nitidulata (Beautiful China-mark ) 63.118 1350 34
Endrosis sarcitrella (White-shouldered House-moth) 28.009 648 31
Mompha raschkiella 40.015 883 31
Stigmella samiatella 4.062 88 30
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla (Beautiful Plume) 45.01 1497 29
Cochylis hybridella 49.136 965 29
Evergestis forficalis (Garden Pebble) 63.057 1356 28
Cosmopterix zieglerella 34.005 894 25
Stigmella floslactella 4.032 75 25
Stigmella anomalella (Rose Leaf Miner ) 4.015 92 25
Stigmella ulmivora 4.018 80 24
Celypha striana 49.161 1063 24
Anthophila fabriciana (Nettle-Tap) 48.001 385 24
Agonopterix arenella 32.017 697 24
Anania crocealis 63.022 1385 23
Mompha epilobiella 40.01 893 23
Apotomis betuletana 49.15 1093 22
Phyllonorycter rajella 15.067 345 22
Blastobasis lacticolella 41.003 874 21
Pyrausta despicata 63.005 1365 21
Phyllonorycter lantanella 15.051 331 21
Notocelia uddmanniana (Bramble Shoot Moth) 49.294 1175 20
Agriphila straminella 63.093 1304 19
Phyllonorycter tristrigella 15.078 356 18
Scrobipalpa costella 35.123 819 18
Acleris rhombana (Rhomboid Tortrix) 49.07 1042 18
Depressaria radiella (Parsnip Moth) 32.036 672 18
Bedellia somnulentella 24.001 264 18
Phyllonorycter tenerella 15.037 318 16
Nephopterix angustella 62.032 1465 16
Clepsis spectrana (Cyclamen Tortrix) 49.037 993 16
Eudonia lacustrata 63.067 1338 16
Agriphila inquinatella (Barred Grass-veneer) 63.09 1306 15
Phyllonorycter geniculella 15.086 364 15
Mirificarma mulinella 35.093 792 15
Phyllonorycter quercifoliella 15.039 320 15
Monopis obviella 12.038 229 14
Helcystogramma rufescens 35.031 868 14
Phyllonorycter mespilella 15.045 325 14
Pseudargyrotoza conwagana 49.091 1011 14
Cataclysta lemnata (Small China-mark) 63.116 1354 14
Acrocercops brongniardella 15.019 313 13
Yponomeuta evonymella (Bird-cherry Ermine) 16.001 424 13
Agriphila latistria 63.091 1307 13
Pandemis heparana (Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix) 49.026 972 13
Phyllocnistis saligna 15.09 367 13
Antispila metallella 6.001 158 12
Leucoptera malifoliella (Pear Leaf Blister Moth) 21.008 260 12
Eudonia mercurella 63.074 1344 12
Phyllonorycter spinicolella 15.049 329 12
Agonopterix scopariella 32.011 704 11
Cacoecimorpha pronubana (Carnation Tortrix) 49.03 985 11
Galleria mellonella (Wax Moth ) 62.006 1425 11
Epinotia caprana 49.229 1154 11
Hypsopygia costalis (Gold Triangle ) 62.075 1413 10
Teleiopsis diffinis 35.146 776 10
Caloptilia elongella 15.004 282 10
Acentria ephemerella (Water Veneer) 63.115 1331 10
Phyllonorycter cerasicolella 15.05 330 10
Pandemis cerasana (Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix) 49.025 970 10
Stigmella speciosa 4.056 65 9
Pediasia contaminella 63.109 1323 9
Bucculatrix bechsteinella 14.012 275 9
Stigmella trimaculella 4.039 73 9
Tischeria ekebladella 10.001 123 9
Alucita hexadactyla (Twenty-plume Moth) 44.001 1288 8
Agonopterix alstromeriana (Brown-spot Flat-body) 32.031 695 8
Celypha cespitana 49.164 1067 8
Stigmella malella (Apple Pygmy) 4.013 BF97 8
Ypsolopha parenthesella 17.01 460 8
Argyresthia goedartella 20.012 411 8
Epinotia trigonella 49.23 1151 8
Stigmella regiella 4.022 107 8
Epinotia ramella 49.249 1134 8
Ostrinia nubilalis (European Corn Borer) 63.028 1375 7
Stigmella salicis 4.035 68 7
Pyralis farinalis (Meal Moth) 62.072 1417 7
Phyllonorycter klemannella 15.082 360 7
Bucculatrix ulmella 14.01 274 7
Agriphila selasella 63.092 1303 7
Caloptilia betulicola 15.005 283 7
Acleris schalleriana 49.073 1047 7
Chrysoesthia drurella 35.035 746 7
Palpita vitrealis 63.048 1408 6
Evergestis limbata 63.059 1356a 6
Zeiraphera isertana 49.26 1165 6
Choreutis pariana (Apple Leaf Skeletonizer) 48.007 389 6
Parornix fagivora 15.026 302 6
Elophila nymphaeata (Brown China-mark ) 63.114 1345 6
Catoptria falsella 63.102 1316 6
Chilo phragmitella 63.077 1290 6
Ectoedemia albifasciella 4.089 37 6
Parornix finitimella 15.032 308 6
Clepsis consimilana 49.038 994 6
Stigmella incognitella 4.053 78 6
Agapeta hamana 49.109 937 6
Oncocera semirubella (Rosy-striped Knot-horn) 62.021 1441 5
Epinotia nisella 49.255 1138 5
Pyrausta aurata 63.006 1361 5
Scrobipalpa acuminatella 35.109 822 5
Scoparia ambigualis 63.064 1334 5
Agonopterix nervosa 32.03 706 5
Psyche casta 11.012 186 5
Monopis crocicapitella 12.039 230 5
Epinotia immundana 49.24 1136 5
Aethes smeathmanniana 49.12 947 5
Stigmella sakhalinella 4.006 113 5
Endotricha flammealis (Rosy Tabby) 62.077 1424 4
Donacaula forficella 63.121 1329 4
Crambus perlella 63.088 1302 4
Calybites phasianipennella 15.017 296 4
Stenoptilia zophodactylus (Dowdy Plume) 45.021 1507 4
Anania coronata 63.018 1378 4
Bucculatrix thoracella 14.009 273 4
Chrysoteuchia culmella 63.08 1293 4
Pyrausta purpuralis 63.007 1362 4
Phyllonorycter froelichiella 15.08 358 4
Tinea trinotella 12.033 247 4
Agonopterix yeatiana 32.035 714 4
Coleophora lineolea 37.038 522 4
Aphomia sociella (Bee Moth) 62.001 1428 3
Ectoedemia louisella 4.075 22 3
Paraswammerdamia albicapitella 16.019 440 3
Agonopterix purpurea 32.009 691 3
Leucospilapteryx omissella 15.021 314 3
Ypsolopha scabrella 17.005 455 3
Cynaeda dentalis 63.056 1359 3
Ypsolopha sequella 17.012 462 3
Stigmella obliquella 4.038 70 3
Parornix torquillella 15.033 309 3
Elachista gangabella 38.015 620 3
Phycita roborella 62.029 1452 3
Stigmella splendidissimella 4.047 53 3
Agonopterix heracliana 32.018 688 3
Archips xylosteana (Variegated Golden Tortrix) 49.015 980 3
Enarmonia formosana (Cherry Bark Moth) 49.2 1216 3
Swammerdamia pyrella 16.017 438 2
Cochylimorpha straminea 49.097 936 2
Stigmella perpygmaeella 4.054 79 2
Phyllonorycter heegeriella 15.036 317 2
Bucculatrix cidarella 14.008 272 2
Stigmella basiguttella 4.058 89 2
Ectoedemia decentella 4.076 20 2
Ypsolopha sylvella 17.009 459 2
Parornix betulae 15.025 301 2
Depressaria douglasella 32.044 677 2
Coleophora solitariella 37.1 525 2
Stigmella catharticella 4.014 98 2
Evergestis extimalis 63.058 1357 2
Stigmella centifoliella 4.017 93 2
Tinea semifulvella 12.032 246 2
Bryotropha domestica 35.038 789 2
Plutella porrectella 18.003 465 2
Synaphe punctalis 62.07 1414 2
Bucculatrix albedinella 14.007 271 2
Heliozela resplendella 6.004 156 2
Bactra lancealana 49.194 1111 2
Epinotia tenerana (Nut Bud Moth) 49.248 1139 2
Stenoptilia pterodactyla (Brown Plume) 45.012 1509 2
Eucosma hohenwartiana 49.266 1200 2
Chrysoesthia sexguttella 35.036 747 2
Coleophora artemisicolella 37.09 577 2
Stigmella suberivora 4.057 85 2
Ypsolopha ustella 17.011 461 2
Stigmella viscerella 4.019 95 2
Agonopterix umbellana 32.029 705 2
Amblyptilia punctidactyla (Brindled Plume ) 45.011 1498 2
Monopis laevigella (Skin Moth) 12.036 227 2
Ectoedemia atricollis 4.095 29 2
Stigmella lapponica 4.002 116 2
Athrips mouffetella 35.085 762 1
Elachista maculicerusella 38.039 609 1
Eucosma tripoliana 49.272 1193 1
Paraswammerdamia nebulella 16.02 441 1
Cochylidia implicitana 49.132 956 1
Stigmella alnetella 4.009 115 1
Leucoptera laburnella (Laburnum Leaf Miner) 21.004 254 1
Achroia grisella (Lesser Wax Moth) 62.005 1426 1
Monopis imella 12.04 231 1
Cochylis dubitana 49.137 964 1
Scythropia crataegella (Hawthorn Moth) 25.001 450 1
Adaina microdactyla (Hemp Agrimony Plume ) 45.043 1517 1
Yponomeuta padella (Orchard Ermine) 16.002 425 1
Adoxophyes orana (Summer Fruit Tortrix) 49.041 999 1
Eucosma conterminana 49.275 1192 1
Gypsonoma Oppressana 49.28 1170 1
Phyllonorycter trifasciella 15.083 361 1
Eudemis profundana 49.144 1113 1
Phyllonorycter viminiella 15.054 333 1
Acrobasis tumidana 62.033 1435 1
Argyresthia bonnetella 20.022 421 1
Argyresthia spinosella 20.018 417 1
Bryotropha affinis 35.047 779 1
Cryptoblabes bistriga 62.007 1433 1
Argyresthia semitestacella 20.024 423 1
Acleris sparsana 49.069 1041 1
Caloptilia alchimiella/robustella #N/A #N/A 1
Stigmella glutinosae 4.008 114 1
Ypsolopha alpella 17.008 458 1
Agapeta zoegana 49.11 938 1
Sitochroa verticalis 63.015 1371 1
Coleophora albitarsella 37.032 515 1
Hypsopygia glaucinalis (Double-striped Tabby) 62.076 1415 1
Hypatima rhomboidella 35.018 858 1
Bucculatrix frangutella 14.006 BF270 1
Acrobasis consociella 62.038 1437 1
Bucculatrix nigricomella 14.002 266 1
Dioryctria sylvestrella 62.025 1454b 1
Anarsia spartiella 35.02 856 1
Crombrugghia distans (Breckland Plume) 45.026 1491 1
Cosmopterix pulchrimella 34.009 896b 1
Cydia pomonella (Codling Moth) 49.338 1261 1
Ectoedemia minimella 4.1 35 1
Hysterophora maculosana 49.096 924 1
Strophedra weirana 49.381 1221 1
Eupoecelia angustana 49.111 BF954 1
Epermenia falciformis 47.006 481 1
Duponchelia fovealis 63.046 1403a 1
Scrobipalpa ocellatella (Beet Moth ) 35.118 814 1
Batia lambdella 28.017 641 1
Calamotropha paludella 63.079 1292 1
Eupoecilia angustana 49.111 954 1
Epinotia abbreviana 49.234 1150 1
Coleophora saturatella 37.042 545 1
Epinotia brunnichana 49.231 1155 1
Eupoecilia ambiguella (Vine Moth ) 49.112 955 1
Gelechia senticetella 35.099 801a 1
Euzophera pinguis (Ash-bark Knot-horn) 62.048 1470 1
Yponomeuta rorrella (Willow Ermine) 16.005 428 1
Ectoedemia agrimoniae 4.093 26 1
Pandemis cinnamomeana 49.023 971 1
Agonopterix ocellana 32.007 701 1
Sitochroa palealis 63.014 1370 1
Hellinsia lienigianus (Mugwort Plume) 45.04 1518 1
Eucosma cana 49.265 1201 1
Phyllonorycter sorbi 15.044 324 1
Stenolechia gemmella 35.16 755 1
Euspilapteryx auroguttella 15.016 297 1