Flying Tonight Mid September (Week 38) – Micros

The following is a list of the 20 micro moths most commonly reported between 2003 and 2017 in week 38, 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
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) 49.039 998 1424
Eudonia angustea 63.069 1342 557
Nomophila noctuella (Rush Veneer) 63.052 1398 540
Agriphila geniculea 63.095 1309 409
Plutella xylostella (Diamond Backed Moth) 18.001 464 342
Acleris variegana (Garden Rose Tortrix) 49.077 1048 261
Udea ferrugalis (Rusty Dot Pearl) 63.031 1395 210
Emmelina monodactyla (Common Plume) 45.044 1524 186
Phyllonorycter coryli 15.064 342 164
Lyonetia clerkella (Apple Leaf Miner) 21.001 263 108
Gypsonoma Oppressana 49.28 1170 100
Phyllonorycter corylifoliella 15.052 332 79
Cydia splendana 49.341 1260 77
Parornix anglicella 15.028 303 75
Hofmannophila pseudospretella (Brown House Moth) 28.01 647 70
Stigmella aurella 4.045 50 68
Celypha lacunana 49.166 1076 60
Leucoptera malifoliella (Pear Leaf Blister Moth) 21.008 260 54
Phyllonorycter quercifoliella 15.039 320 51
Tachystola acroxantha (Ruddy Streak) 28.024 656 47

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

Taxon RES B&S Total number 2003 – 17
Archips podana (Large Fruit-tree Tortrix ) 49.013 977 45
Crocidosema plebejana 49.261 1157 40
Carcina quercana 31.001 658 37
Phyllonorycter esperella 15.065 343 36
Blastobasis lacticolella 41.003 874 33
Agriphila tristella 63.089 1305 32
Eudonia pallida 63.075 1336 31
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla (Beautiful Plume) 45.01 1497 31
Phyllonorycter nicellii 15.081 359 31
Acleris rhombana (Rhomboid Tortrix) 49.07 1042 30
Endrosis sarcitrella (White-shouldered House-moth) 28.009 648 30
Hypsopygia costalis (Gold Triangle ) 62.075 1413 29
Blastobasis adustella 41.002 873 27
Scrobipalpa costella 35.123 819 24
Stigmella plagicolella 4.042 67 23
Gracillaria syringella 15.014 293 23
Phyllonorycter oxyacanthae 15.043 323 23
Clepsis consimilana 49.038 994 21
Cosmopterix zieglerella 34.005 894 21
Mompha epilobiella 40.01 893 20
Parornix devoniella 15.029 304 20
Pleuroptya ruralis (Mother of Pearl) 63.038 1405 19
Coptotriche marginea 10.003 125 19
Hypsopygia glaucinalis (Double-striped Tabby) 62.076 1415 18
Cochylis molliculana 49.138 964a 18
Leucospilapteryx omissella 15.021 314 16
Anthophila fabriciana (Nettle-Tap) 48.001 385 15
Phyllonorycter messaniella 15.04 321 15
Agonopterix arenella 32.017 697 14
Phyllonorycter spinicolella 15.049 329 14
Depressaria radiella (Parsnip Moth) 32.036 672 13
Stigmella microtheriella 4.01 111 13
Cacoecimorpha pronubana (Carnation Tortrix) 49.03 985 12
Phyllonorycter tenerella 15.037 318 12
Agriphila inquinatella (Barred Grass-veneer) 63.09 1306 11
Palpita vitrealis 63.048 1408 11
Bucculatrix cidarella 14.008 272 11
Nymphula nitidulata (Beautiful China-mark ) 63.118 1350 11
Bedellia somnulentella 24.001 264 10
Monopis obviella 12.038 229 10
Eudonia mercurella 63.074 1344 10
Anania crocealis 63.022 1385 9
Phyllonorycter rajella 15.067 345 9
Epinotia ramella 49.249 1134 9
Pediasia contaminella 63.109 1323 9
Notocelia uddmanniana (Bramble Shoot Moth) 49.294 1175 9
Acleris sparsana 49.069 1041 9
Stigmella anomalella (Rose Leaf Miner ) 4.015 92 9
Stigmella tityrella 4.034 77 9
Stigmella floslactella 4.032 75 9
Pyrausta aurata 63.006 1361 8
Pseudargyrotoza conwagana 49.091 1011 8
Phyllonorycter leucographella (Firethorn Leaf Miner) 15.053 332a 8
Epinotia nisella 49.255 1138 8
Caloptilia stigmatella 15.01 288 8
Teleiopsis diffinis 35.146 776 8
Ypsolopha sequella 17.012 462 7
Phyllonorycter maestingella 15.063 341 7
Clepsis spectrana (Cyclamen Tortrix) 49.037 993 7
Coleophora deauratella 37.046 519 7
Pandemis cerasana (Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix) 49.025 970 7
Adaina microdactyla (Hemp Agrimony Plume ) 45.043 1517 7
Nephopterix angustella 62.032 1465 7
Pyrausta despicata 63.005 1365 7
Cochylis hybridella 49.136 965 7
Pyralis farinalis (Meal Moth) 62.072 1417 6
Celypha striana 49.161 1063 6
Stigmella aceris 4.012 102 6
Mirificarma mulinella 35.093 792 6
Parapoynx stratiotata (Ringed China-mark ) 63.117 1348 6
Coleophora argentula 37.102 563 6
Mompha raschkiella 40.015 883 6
Phyllonorycter geniculella 15.086 364 6
Agonopterix alstromeriana (Brown-spot Flat-body) 32.031 695 5
Epinotia caprana 49.229 1154 5
Cataclysta lemnata (Small China-mark) 63.116 1354 5
Cochylis atricapitana 49.139 966 5
Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella 15.075 353 5
Celypha cespitana 49.164 1067 5
Oncocera semirubella (Rosy-striped Knot-horn) 62.021 1441 5
Phyllonorycter acerifoliella 15.084 362 5
Pandemis heparana (Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix) 49.026 972 5
Caloptilia rufipennella 15.006 284 5
Coleophora artemisicolella 37.09 577 5
Ypsolopha parenthesella 17.01 460 5
Adoxophyes orana (Summer Fruit Tortrix) 49.041 999 5
Agonopterix nervosa 32.03 706 5
Enarmonia formosana (Cherry Bark Moth) 49.2 1216 5
Pyrausta purpuralis 63.007 1362 5
Tischeria ekebladella 10.001 123 5
Phyllonorycter trifasciella 15.083 361 5
Scoparia ambigualis 63.064 1334 4
Tinea semifulvella 12.032 246 4
Cydalima perspectalis (Boxworm) 63.054 1409a 4
Pandemis corylana (Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix ) 49.024 969 4
Antispila treitschkiella 6.002 159 4
Agonopterix scopariella 32.011 704 4
Acrolepia autumnitella 19.014 476 4
Apotomis betuletana 49.15 1093 4
Caloptilia falconipennella 15.011 289 4
Phyllonorycter stettinensis 15.079 357 4
Diurnea fagella 29.001 663 4
Phyllonorycter klemannella 15.082 360 4
Helcystogramma rufescens 35.031 868 3
Ypsolopha sylvella 17.009 459 3
Yponomeuta evonymella (Bird-cherry Ermine) 16.001 424 3
Phyllocnistis saligna 15.09 367 3
Anania coronata 63.018 1378 3
Aspilapteryx tringipennella 15.015 294 3
Ostrinia nubilalis (European Corn Borer) 63.028 1375 3
Phyllonorycter schreberella 15.074 352 3
Ectoedemia septembrella 4.078 42 3
Stigmella continuella 4.044 64 3
Amblyptilia punctidactyla (Brindled Plume ) 45.011 1498 3
Stigmella hemargyrella 4.055 81 3
Caloptilia semifascia 15.012 290 3
Stigmella hybnerella 4.03 99 3
Galleria mellonella (Wax Moth ) 62.006 1425 3
Stigmella sakhalinella 4.006 113 3
Acrobasis advenella 62.035 1439 3
Stigmella salicis 4.035 68 3
Aethes smeathmanniana 49.12 947 3
Stigmella speciosa 4.056 65 3
Elachista gangabella 38.015 620 3
Hypatima rhomboidella 35.018 858 2
Coleophora serratella 37.015 493 2
Monopis crocicapitella 12.039 230 2
Parornix betulae 15.025 301 2
Elophila nymphaeata (Brown China-mark ) 63.114 1345 2
Phyllonorycter lantanella 15.051 331 2
Antispila metallella 6.001 158 2
Stigmella lemniscella 4.043 63 2
Alucita hexadactyla (Twenty-plume Moth) 44.001 1288 2
Ectoedemia atricollis 4.095 29 2
Cydia pomonella (Codling Moth) 49.338 1261 2
Ectoedemia decentella 4.076 20 2
Evergestis forficalis (Garden Pebble) 63.057 1356 2
Agonopterix umbellana 32.029 705 2
Lyonetia prunifoliella 21.002 262 2
Acleris emargana 49.071 1062 2
Mompha subbistrigella 40.008 892 2
Stigmella samiatella 4.062 88 2
Stigmella malella (Apple Pygmy) 4.013 BF97 2
Phyllonorycter quinqueguttella 15.07 348 2
Ectoedemia albifasciella 4.089 37 2
Argyresthia goedartella 20.012 411 2
Bryotropha domestica 35.038 789 2
Agapeta hamana 49.109 937 2
Psyche casta 11.012 186 2
Endothenia gentianaeana 49.186 1097 2
Endotricha flammealis (Rosy Tabby) 62.077 1424 2
Ypsolopha scabrella 17.005 455 2
Bucculatrix bechsteinella 14.012 275 2
Phyllonorycter sorbi 15.044 324 2
Monopis laevigella (Skin Moth) 12.036 227 2
Achroia grisella (Lesser Wax Moth) 62.005 1426 2
Stigmella alnetella 4.009 115 2
Epinotia immundana 49.24 1136 2
Agonopterix purpurea 32.009 691 2
Callisto denticulella 15.022 310 2
Stigmella confusella 4.003 117 2
Caloptilia elongella 15.004 282 2
Stenoptilia pterodactyla (Brown Plume) 45.012 1509 2
Caloptilia populetorum 15.003 281 2
Argyresthia semifusca 20.02 419 2
Phyllonorycter strigulatella 15.066 344 2
Stigmella crataegella 4.023 108 2
Euspilapteryx auroguttella 15.016 297 2
Cameraria ohridella (Horse Chestnut Leaf-miner) 15.089 366a 2
Stigmella trimaculella 4.039 73 2
Scrobipalpa ocellatella (Beet Moth ) 35.118 814 1
Stigmella basiguttella 4.058 89 1
Nyctegretis lineana 62.051 1468 1
Coleophora limoniella 37.003 488 1
Phyllonorycter lautella 15.073 351 1
Phyllonorycter cerasicolella 15.05 330 1
Coleophora gryphipennella 37.006 491 1
Phyllonorycter comparella 15.087 365 1
Bucculatrix maritima 14.003 267 1
Coleophora peribenanderi 37.093 559 1
Lozotaeniodes formosana 49.04 1001 1
Ectoedemia occultella 4.099 34 1
Coleophora atriplicis 37.088 573 1
Chrysoteuchia culmella 63.08 1293 1
Stigmella luteella 4.007 112 1
Aproaerema anthyllidella 35.01 843 1
Stigmella obliquella 4.038 70 1
Strophedra weirana 49.381 1221 1
Acleris schalleriana 49.073 1047 1
Coleophora salinella 37.075 575 1
Donacaula forficella 63.121 1329 1
Acleris cristana 49.076 1054 1
Agonopterix propinquella 32.016 696 1
Tischeria dodonaea 10.002 124 1
Mecyna asinalis 63.04 1397 1
Archips oporana 49.011 976 1
Ancylis badiana 49.214 1126 1
Trifurcula immundella 4.068 46 1
Coleophora follicularis 37.103 555 1
Epermenia chaerophyllella 47.005 483 1
Phyllonorycter platani 15.041 321a 1
Agriphila latistria 63.091 1307 1
Thaumatotibia leucotreta (False Codling Moth) 49.344 1215 1
Bucculatrix thoracella 14.009 273 1
Yponomeuta padella/malinellus (Orchard/Apple Ermine) #N/A #N/A 1
Phyllonorycter tristrigella 15.078 356 1
Phyllonorycter cavella 15.059 338 1
Acentria ephemerella (Water Veneer) 63.115 1331 1
Stigmella regiella 4.022 107 1
Cosmopterix pulchrimella 34.009 896b 1
Heliozela hammoniella 6.005 157 1
Phylloporia bistrigella 8.005 128 1
Cochylidia implicitana 49.132 956 1
Prays ruficeps 22.003 BF448a 1
Heliozela resplendella 6.004 156 1
Coleophora aestuariella 37.079 574a 1
Incurvaria pectinea 8.001 129 1
Acleris kochiella 49.085 1050 1
Stigmella centifoliella 4.017 93 1
Agonopterix ocellana 32.007 701 1
Phyllocnistis unipunctella 15.092 368 1
Phyllonorycter froelichiella 15.08 358 1
Metalampra italica 28.008 624a 1
Psychoides filicivora 12.048 200 1
Metzneria lappella 35.056 724 1
Eudonia truncicolella 63.073 1340 1
Phyllocnistis xenia 15.093 369 1
Coleophora alticolella/glaucicolella #N/A #N/A 1
Parornix fagivora 15.026 302 1
Evergestis extimalis 63.058 1357 1
Stigmella lapponica 4.002 116 1
Agriphila straminella 63.093 1304 1
Scythropia crataegella (Hawthorn Moth) 25.001 450 1
Cynaeda dentalis 63.056 1359 1
Monopis imella 12.04 231 1
Gypsonoma dealbana 49.279 1169 1
Agonopterix heracliana 32.018 688 1
Crambus pascuella (Inlaid Grass-veneer) 63.081 1294 1
Chilo phragmitella 63.077 1290 1
Crombrugghia laetus (Scarce Light Plume) 45.027 1492 1
Yponomeuta padella (Orchard Ermine) 16.002 425 1
Rhodophaea formosa 62.024 1445 1
Zeiraphera griseana (Larch Tortrix ) 49.257 1166 1
Depressaria daucella 32.039 670 1
Stigmella perpygmaeella 4.054 79 1
Scrobipalpa acuminatella 35.109 822 1
Aphomia sociella (Bee Moth) 62.001 1428 1
Dioryctria abietella (Dark Pine Knot-horn) 62.028 1454 1
Oegoconia caradjai 27.002 871a 1
Ditula angustiorana (Red-barred Tortrix) 49.004 1010 1
Digitivalva pulicariae 19.01 472 1
Stigmella ulmivora 4.018 80 1