Flying Tonight November (Weeks 44 – 48) – Micros

The following is a list of the 50 micro moths most commonly reported between 2003 and 2017 in weeks 44 – 48, November, 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 7844
Phyllonorycter coryli 15.064 342 4614
Phyllonorycter messaniella 15.04 321 4426
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) 49.039 998 1845
Stigmella tityrella 4.034 77 1296
Stigmella hemargyrella 4.055 81 1049
Cameraria ohridella (Horse Chestnut Leaf-miner) 15.089 366a 1001
Phyllonorycter maestingella 15.063 341 776
Stigmella aurella 4.045 50 567
Phyllonorycter oxyacanthae 15.043 323 526
Parornix devoniella 15.029 304 489
Udea ferrugalis (Rusty Dot Pearl) 63.031 1395 439
Phyllonorycter platani 15.041 321a 389
Parornix anglicella 15.028 303 363
Phyllonorycter spinicolella 15.049 329 333
Phyllonorycter tristrigella 15.078 356 323
Gracillaria syringella 15.014 293 278
Stigmella plagicolella 4.042 67 277
Nomophila noctuella (Rush Veneer) 63.052 1398 268
Lyonetia clerkella (Apple Leaf Miner) 21.001 263 258
Phyllonorycter schreberella 15.074 352 228
Phyllonorycter acerifoliella 15.084 362 224
Stigmella microtheriella 4.01 111 193
Emmelina monodactyla (Common Plume) 45.044 1524 187
Plutella xylostella (Diamond Backed Moth) 18.001 464 174
Acrocercops brongniardella 15.019 313 167
Phyllonorycter rajella 15.067 345 167
Coptotriche marginea 10.003 125 166
Stigmella lemniscella 4.043 63 162
Ectoedemia septembrella 4.078 42 162
Bucculatrix frangutella 14.006 BF270 159
Phyllonorycter strigulatella 15.066 344 157
Stigmella anomalella (Rose Leaf Miner ) 4.015 92 156
Phyllonorycter nicellii 15.081 359 151
Phyllonorycter leucographella (Firethorn Leaf Miner) 15.053 332a 131
Ectoedemia rubivora 4.097 31 120
Phyllonorycter joannisi 15.085 363 115
Ectoedemia subbimaculella 4.09 38 113
Gypsonoma dealbana 49.279 1169 113
Ectoedemia angulifasciella 4.094 28 113
Ectoedemia quinquella 4.087 36 109
Blastobasis lacticolella 41.003 874 109
Stigmella catharticella 4.014 98 105
Phyllonorycter geniculella 15.086 364 95
Eudonia angustea 63.069 1342 89
Stigmella suberivora 4.057 85 85
Acleris sparsana 49.069 1041 84
Crocidosema plebejana 49.261 1157 79
Stigmella salicis 4.035 68 78
Caloptilia semifascia 15.012 290 73

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

Taxon RES B&S Total number 2003 – 17
Phyllonorycter corylifoliella 15.052 332 71
Tischeria ekebladella 10.001 123 66
Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella 15.075 353 64
Bucculatrix ulmella 14.01 274 61
Euspilapteryx auroguttella 15.016 297 59
Stigmella alnetella/glutinosae #N/A #N/A 53
Stigmella aceris 4.012 102 51
Stigmella floslactella 4.032 75 48
Bucculatrix thoracella 14.009 273 46
Parornix finitimella 15.032 308 45
Phyllonorycter klemannella 15.082 360 38
Phyllonorycter froelichiella 15.08 358 37
Phyllonorycter lantanella 15.051 331 33
Caloptilia stigmatella 15.01 288 32
Ectoedemia agrimoniae 4.093 26 30
Phyllonorycter blancardella 15.046 326 30
Acrolepia autumnitella 19.014 476 29
Palpita vitrealis 63.048 1408 29
Phyllonorycter stettinensis 15.079 357 28
Coleophora gryphipennella 37.006 491 28
Stigmella roborella 4.063 86 27
Acleris hastiana 49.08 1053 27
Stigmella ruficapitella 4.06 84 24
Stigmella atricapitella 4.061 83 23
Stigmella speciosa 4.056 65 23
Acleris rhombana (Rhomboid Tortrix) 49.07 1042 23
Stigmella obliquella 4.038 70 23
Ectoedemia occultella 4.099 34 21
Tachystola acroxantha (Ruddy Streak) 28.024 656 21
Caloptilia rufipennella 15.006 284 20
Scrobipalpa costella 35.123 819 20
Phyllonorycter quercifoliella 15.039 320 20
Phyllonorycter esperella 15.065 343 19
Callisto denticulella 15.022 310 18
Stigmella incognitella 4.053 78 18
Stigmella viscerella 4.019 95 17
Stigmella hybnerella 4.03 99 17
Stigmella basiguttella 4.058 89 17
Ectoedemia intimella 4.082 25 16
Stigmella ulmivora 4.018 80 16
Phyllonorycter harrisella 15.034 315 16
Endothenia gentianaeana 49.186 1097 16
Bucculatrix albedinella 14.007 271 15
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla (Beautiful Plume) 45.01 1497 15
Heliozela resplendella 6.004 156 15
Cosmopterix pulchrimella 34.009 896b 14
Metzneria lappella 35.056 724 14
Ectoedemia albifasciella 4.089 37 14
Phyllonorycter tenerella 15.037 318 13
Monopis obviella 12.038 229 13
Acleris schalleriana 49.073 1047 13
Stigmella sakhalinella 4.006 113 12
Endrosis sarcitrella (White-shouldered House-moth) 28.009 648 12
Stigmella continuella 4.044 64 12
Stigmella luteella 4.007 112 11
Ectoedemia atricollis 4.095 29 10
Phyllonorycter quinqueguttella 15.07 348 10
Phyllonorycter cerasicolella 15.05 330 10
Endothenia marginana 49.188 1099 10
Acleris cristana 49.076 1054 9
Ectoedemia argyropeza 4.085 23 9
Phyllonorycter lautella 15.073 351 9
Elachista gangabella 38.015 620 9
Stigmella samiatella 4.062 88 9
Ectoedemia heringi 4.091 39 8
Caloptilia alchimiella/robustella #N/A #N/A 8
Pammene regiana 49.375 1234 8
Ypsolopha ustella 17.011 461 7
Agonopterix alstromeriana (Brown-spot Flat-body) 32.031 695 7
Stigmella betulicola 4.005 110 7
Antispila treitschkiella 6.002 159 6
Pseudargyrotoza conwagana 49.091 1011 6
Stigmella centifoliella 4.017 93 6
Nephopterix angustella 62.032 1465 6
Hypsopygia glaucinalis (Double-striped Tabby) 62.076 1415 6
Cydia conicolana 49.33 1269 6
Coleophora lineolea 37.038 522 6
Stigmella trimaculella 4.039 73 6
Coleophora albitarsella 37.032 515 6
Phyllonorycter viminiella 15.054 333 6
Parornix fagivora 15.026 302 5
Stigmella oxyacanthella 4.026 100 5
Stigmella confusella 4.003 117 5
Acleris ferrugana/notana #N/A #N/A 5
Coleophora argentula 37.102 563 5
Epinotia caprana 49.229 1154 5
Agonopterix scopariella 32.011 704 5
Coleophora serratella 37.015 493 5
Clepsis consimilana 49.038 994 5
Mompha raschkiella 40.015 883 4
Epinotia tenerana (Nut Bud Moth) 49.248 1139 4
Agonopterix arenella 32.017 697 4
Parornix torquillella 15.033 309 4
Stigmella perpygmaeella 4.054 79 4
Diurnea lipsiella 29.002 664 4
Tischeria dodonaea 10.002 124 4
Coleophora anatipennella (Pistol Case-bearer ) 37.049 533 4
Acleris variegana (Garden Rose Tortrix) 49.077 1048 4
Heliozela sericiella 6.003 154 4
Psyche casta 11.012 186 4
Bucculatrix bechsteinella 14.012 275 4
Stigmella zelleriella 4.037 71 4
Stigmella malella (Apple Pygmy) 4.013 BF97 3
Caloptilia elongella 15.004 282 3
Musotima nitidalis 63.119 1355a 3
Parornix carpinella 15.027 302a 3
Tinagma ocnerostomella 26.001 398 3
Hofmannophila pseudospretella (Brown House Moth) 28.01 647 3
Adaina microdactyla (Hemp Agrimony Plume ) 45.043 1517 3
Phyllocnistis saligna 15.09 367 3
Cosmopterix zieglerella 34.005 894 3
Epinotia ramella 49.249 1134 3
Acleris notana 49.084 1045 3
Monopis crocicapitella 12.039 230 3
Phyllonorycter emberizaepenella 15.076 354 3
Phylloporia bistrigella 8.005 128 3
Coleophora glaucicolella 37.071 582 2
Caloptilia azaleella (Azalea Leaf Miner ) 15.007 285 2
Bohemannia pulverosella 4.071 40 2
Caloptilia falconipennella 15.011 289 2
Heliozela hammoniella 6.005 157 2
Phyllonorycter salicicolella 15.056 335 2
Coleophora lusciniaepennella 37.022 504 2
Celypha lacunana 49.166 1076 2
Anania hortulata (Small Magpie) 63.025 1376 2
Agonopterix heracliana 32.018 688 2
Depressaria radiella (Parsnip Moth) 32.036 672 2
Taleporia tubulosa 11.006 181 2
Agonopterix heracliana agg. 0 0 2
Hypatima rhomboidella 35.018 858 2
Stenoptilia pterodactyla (Brown Plume) 45.012 1509 2
Ectoedemia erythrogenella 4.092 32 2
Bucculatrix demaryella 14.013 276 2
Agonopterix umbellana 32.029 705 1
Blastobasis adustella 41.002 873 1
Eudonia pallida 63.075 1336 1
Mompha epilobiella 40.01 893 1
Choreutis pariana (Apple Leaf Skeletonizer) 48.007 389 1
Stigmella splendidissimella 4.047 53 1
Leucoptera malifoliella (Pear Leaf Blister Moth) 21.008 260 1
Carcina quercana 31.001 658 1
Elachista albifrontella 38.03 601 1
Stigmella svenssoni 4.059 87 1
Caloptilia robustella 15.009 287 1
Phyllonorycter scopariella 15.061 340 1
Cydia pomonella (Codling Moth) 49.338 1261 1
Phyllonorycter sorbi 15.044 324 1
Ocnerostoma piniariella 16.023 444 1
Stigmella lapponica 4.002 116 1
Plodia interpunctella (Indian Meal Moth) 62.062 1479 1
Ephestia unicolorella 62.065 1474 1
Acrolepiopsis assectella (Leek Moth) 19.011 473 1
Acleris kochiella 49.085 1050 1
Bedellia somnulentella 24.001 264 1
Caloptilia alchimiella 15.008 286 1
Acleris logiana 49.086 1051 1
Mompha subbistrigella 40.008 892 1
Parornix scoticella 15.03 305 1
Acleris laterana/comariana #N/A #N/A 1
Pyrausta aurata 63.006 1361 1
Stigmella nylandriella 4.025 103 1
Stigmella regiella 4.022 107 1
Acleris literana 49.087 1061 1
Eudonia mercurella 63.074 1344 1
Ectoedemia minimella 4.1 35 1
Stigmella assimilella 4.04 74 1
Ypsolopha mucronella 17.001 451 1
Agonopterix nervosa 32.03 706 1
Ypsolopha sylvella 17.009 459 1
Hellula undalis 63.061 1360 1
Cochylis atricapitana 49.139 966 1
Acleris notana/ferrugana #N/A #N/A 1
Exoteleia dodecella 35.159 760 1
Teleiopsis diffinis 35.146 776 1
Leucospilapteryx omissella 15.021 314 1
Parornix betulae 15.025 301 1
Epermenia chaerophyllella 47.005 483 1
Phyllonorycter trifasciella 15.083 361 1
Stigmella crataegella 4.023 108 1
Digitivalva pulicariae 19.01 472 1
Coleophora milvipennis 37.009 496 1
Uresiphita gilvata 63.011 1369 1