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Blagdon Lake Birds



Annotated Micro-moth List [2019 Revision]

Order Lepidoptera (Moths & Butterflies)

 

Family Micropterigidae

    • 1.005 Plain Gold Micropterix calthella (Linnaeus, 1761), 2010 (N.R. Milbourne) & 2019 (BDMG). Common.

 Sub-total 1 sp.

Family Adelidae

Subfamily Adelinae

    • 7.003 Coppery Long-horn Nemophora cupriacella (Hübner, [1819]), 2018 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 7.006 Green Long-horn Adela reaumurella (Linnaeus, 1758), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne), 2019 (BDMG). Common.
    • 7.010 Meadow Long-horn Cauchas rufimitrella (Scopoli, 1763), 2010 (N.R. Milbourne). Common.

Subfamily Nemaptopogoninae

    • 7.014 Buff Long-horn Nematopogon metaxella (Hübner, [1813]), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne, gen. det. M. Bailey).
    • 7.015 Large Long-horn Nematopogon swammerdamella (Linnaeus, 1758), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).

 Sub-total 5 spp.

Family Tineidae

Subfamily Tineinae

    • 12.036 Skin Moth Monopis laevigella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), 2010 (N.R. Milbourne). Recovered from an infested owl box.

 Sub-total 1 sp.

Family Gracillariidae

Subfamily Gracillariinae

    • 15.015 Ribwort Slender Aspilapteryx tringipennella (Zeller, 1839), 2013 (P. Chapman & R. Fleetwood, BDMG).
    • 15.028 Hawthorn Slender Parornix anglicella (Stainton, 1850), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne, gen. det. M. Bailey).

Subfamily Lithocolletinae

    • 15.089 Horse Chestnut Leaf-miner Cameraria ohridella Deschka & Dimić 1986, 2009 (N.R. Milbourne).

 Sub-total 3 spp.

Family Yponomeutidae

Subfamily Yponomeutinae

    • 16.001 Bird-cherry Ermine Yponomeuta evonymella (Linnaeus, 1758), 2012 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 16.002 Orchard Ermine Yponomeuta padella (Linnaeus, 1758), 2013 (R. Barnett & M. Gillett, BDMG), 2019 (BDMG).
    • 16.004 Spindle Ermine Yponomeuta cagnagella (Hübner, [1813]), 2009 (N.R. Milbourne), 2019 (BDMG).
    • 16.005 Willow Ermine Yponomeuta rorrella (Hübner, 1796), 2013 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 16.007 Black-tipped Ermine Yponomeuta plumbella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), 2013 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 16.020 Hawthorn Ermel Paraswammerdamia nebulella (Goeze, 1783), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne, gen. det. M. Bailey).

 Sub-total 6 spp.

Family Ypsolophidae

Subfamily Ypsolophinae

    • 17.005 Wainscot Smudge Ypsolopha scabrella (Linnaeus, 1761), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).

 Sub-total 1 sp.

Family Plutellidae

    • 18.001 Diamond-back Moth Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus, 1758), (N.R. Milbourne).

 Sub-total 1 sp.

Family Glyphipterigidae

Subfamily Orthoteliinae

    • 19.001 Reed Smudge Orthotelia sparganella (Thunberg, 1788), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).

Subfamily Glyphipteriginae

    • 19.002 Speckled Fanner Glyphipterix thrasonella (Scopoli, 1763), (ref. Moths of the Bristol Region, 2008).
    • 19.003 Plain Fanner Glyphipterix fuscoviridella (Haworth, 1828), (ref. Moths of the Bristol Region, 2008).
    • 19.007 Cocksfoot Moth Glyphipterix simpliciella (Stephens, 1834), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne), 2019 (BDMG).

Subfamily Acrolepiinae

    • 19.010 Fleabane Smudge Digitivalva pulicariae (Klimesch, 1956), (ref. Moths of the Bristol Region, 2008).

 Sub-total 5 spp.

Family Argyresthiidae

    • 20.022 Hawthorn Argent Argyresthia bonnetella (Linnaeus, 1758), 2013 (M. Evans & R. Edmundson, BDMG).

 Sub-total 1 sp.

Family Praydidae

    • 22.002 Ash-bud Moth Prays fraxinella (Bjerkander, 1784), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne, gen. det. Mike Bailey).

 Sub-total 1 sp.

Family Oecophoridae

Subfamily Oecophorinae

    • 28.009 White-shouldered House-moth Endrosis sarcitrella (Linnaeus, 1758), 2013 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 28.010 Brown House-moth Hofmannophila pseudospretella (Stainton, 1849), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 28.019 Sulphur Tubic Esperia sulphurella (Fabricius, 1775), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 28.022 Common Tubic Alabonia geoffrella (Linnaeus, 1767), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne), 2019 (BDMG).
    • 28.024 Ruddy Streak Tachystola acroxantha (Meyrick, 1885), 2014 (N.R. Milbourne).

 Sub-total 5 spp.

Family Chimabachidae

    • 29.001 March Tubic Diurnea fagella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), 2012 (N.R. Milbourne).

 Sub-total 1 sp.

Family Peleopodidae

    • 31.001 Oak Longhorn Carcina quercana (Fabricius, 1775), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).

 Sub-total 1 sp.

Family Depressariidae

Subfamily Depressariinae

    • 32.017 Brindled Flat-body Agonopterix arenella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), 2017 (P. Delve & N.R. Milbourne).
    • 32.039 Dingy Flat-body Depressaria daucella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), (N.R. Milbourne).

 Sub-total 2 spp.

Family Gelechiidae

Subfamily Anacampsinae

    • 35.003 White-strap Sober Syncopacma larseniella Gozmány 1957, (ref. D.J. Gibbs, Moths of the Bristol Region, 2008).
    • 35.018 Square-spot Crest Hypatima rhomboidella (Linnaeus, 1758), 2017 (P. Delve & N.R. Milbourne).

Subfamily Dichomeridinae

    • 35.031 Orange Crest Helcystogramma rufescens (Haworth, 1828), 2013 (R. Barnett & M. Gillett, BDMG).

Subfamily Anomologinae

    • 35.066 Common Plain Neb Monochroa tenebrella (Hübner, [1817]), (ref. D.J. Gibbs, Moths of the Bristol Region, 2008).

Subfamily Gelechiinae

    • 35.092 Greenweed Groundling Mirificarma lentiginosella (Zeller, 1839), (ref. D.J. Gibbs, Moths of the Bristol Region, 2008).
    • 35.123 Winter Groundling Scrobipalpa costella (Humphreys & Westwood, 1845), (N.R. Milbourne).

 Sub-total 6 spp.

Family Coleophoridae

    • 37.002 Stitchwort Case-bearer Coleophora lutarea (Haworth, 1828), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 37.015 Common Case-bearer Coleophora serratella (Linnaeus, 1761), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 37.071 Grey Rush Case-bearer Coleophora glaucicolella Wood 1892, 2011 (N.R. Milbourne, gen. det. M. Bailey).

 Sub-total 3 spp.

Family Elachistidae

    • 38.004 Swan-feather Dwarf Elachista argentella (Clerck, 1759), 2010 (N.R. Milbourne, det. R. Barnett.).
    • 38.039 Triple-spot Dwarf Elachista maculicerusella (Bruand, 1859), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).

 Sub-total 2 spp.

Family Momphidae

    • 40.010 Common Cosmet Mompha epilobiella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne, gen. det. M. Bailey).

 Sub-total 1 sp.

Family Blastobasidae

    • 41.002 Dingy Dowd Blastobasis adustella Walsingham 1894, 2013 (P. Chapman & R. Fleetwood, BDMG).

 Sub-total 1 sp.

Family Pterophoridae

Subfamily Pterophorinae

    • 45.030 White Plume Moth Pterophorus pentadactyla (Linnaeus, 1758), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).

 Sub-total 1 sp.

Family Choreutidae

Subfamily Choreutinae

    • 48.001 Common Nettle-tap Anthophila fabriciana (Linnaeus, 1767), 2012 (N.R. Milbourne). Common.

 Sub-total 1 sp.

Family Tortricidae

Subfamily Chlidanotinae

    • 49.001 White-barred Twist Olindia schumacherana (Fabricius, 1787), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).

Subfamily Tortricinae

    • 49.004 Red-barred Tortrix Ditula angustiorana (Haworth, 1811), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 49.025 Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis cerasana (Hübner, 1786), 2013 (M. Evans & R. Edmundson, BDMG).
    • 49.026 Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis heparana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne, gen. det. M. Bailey).
    • 49.028 Dark-barred Twist Syndemis musculana (Hübner, [1799]), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne, det. M. Bailey).
    • 49.037 Cyclamen Tortrix Clepsis spectrana (Treitschke, 1830), 2012 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 49.044 Winter Shade Tortricodes alternella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), 2012 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 49.049 Light Grey Tortrix Cnephasia incertana (Treitschke, 1835), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne, gen. det. M. Bailey).
    • 49.051 Flax Tortrix Cnephasia asseclana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne, gen. det. M. Bailey).
    • 49.061 White-triangle Button Acleris holmiana (Linnaeus, 1758), 2013 (M. Hobbs, BDMG).
    • 49.062 Maple Button Acleris forsskaleana (Linnaeus, 1758), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 49.066 Dark-triangle Button Acleris laterana (Fabricius, 1794), 2012 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 49.069 Ashy Button Acleris sparsana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), 2010 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 49.070 Rhomboid Tortrix Acleris rhombana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 49.091 Yellow-spot Twist Pseudargyrotoza conwagana (Fabricius, 1775), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 49.097 Straw Conch Cochylimorpha straminea (Haworth, 1811), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne, gen. det. M. Bailey).
    • 49.101 Water-mint Conch Phalonidia manniana (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1839), adult 21st July 2018 (P. Delve). 1 record
    • 49.109 Common Yellow Conch Agapeta hamana (Linnaeus, 1758), 2005 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 49.127 Thistle Conch Aethes cnicana (Westwood, 1854), 2014 (N.R. Milbourne).

Subfamily Olethreutinae

    • 49.157 Plum Tortrix Hedya pruniana (Hübner, [1799]), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne), 2019 (BDMG).
    • 49.166 Common Marble Celypha lacunana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), 2010 (N.R. Milbourne, det. R. Barnett).
    • 49.183 Smoky-barred Marble Lobesia abscisana (Doubleday, [1849]), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 49.194 Rush Marble Bactra lancealana (Hübner, [1799]), 2013 (Various captors, BDMG.).
    • 49.244 Bud Moth Spilonota ocellana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), 2013 (P. Chapman & R. Fleetwood, BDMG).
    • 49.255 Grey Poplar Bell Epinotia nisella (Clerck, 1759), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 49.265 Hoary Belle Eucosma cana (Haworth, 1811), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne, det. R. Barnett.).
    • 49.266 Fulvous Bell Eucosma hohenwartiana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), 2010 (R. Barnett.)
    • 49.292 Yellow-faced Bell Epiblema cynosbatella (Linnaeus, 1758), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne, det. M. Bailey).
    • 49.297 Common Rose Bell Notocelia cynosbatella (Linnaeus, 1758), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne, gen. det. M. Bailey).
    • 49.309 Lead-coloured Drill Dichrorampha plumbana (Scopoli, 1763), (ref. Moths of the Bristol Region, 2008).
    • 49.320 Broad-blotch Drill Dichrorampha alpinana (Treitschke, 1830), (ref. Moths of the Bristol Region, 2008).
    • 49.341 Marbled Piercer Cydia splendana (Hübner, [1799]), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne, gen. det. M. Bailey).
    • 49.354 Vetch Piercer Grapholita jungiella (Clerck, 1759), 2012 (N.R. Milbourne, det. R. Barnett.).
    • 49.365 Blotched Piercer Pammene albuginana (Guenée, 1845), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 49.375 Regal Piercer Pammene regiana (Zeller, 1849), 2013 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 49.379 Orange-spot Piercer Pammene aurana (Fabricius, 1775), 2013 (N.R. Milbourne).

 Sub-total 36 spp.

Family Pyralidae

Subfamily Galleriinae

    • 62.001 Bee Moth Aphomia sociella (Linnaeus, 1758), 2013 (N.R. Milbourne).

Subfamily Phycitinae

    • 62.029 Dotted Oak Knot-horn Phycita roborella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 62.035 Grey Knot-horn Acrobasis advenella (Zincken, 1818), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 62.038 Broad-barred Knot-horn Acrobasis consociella (Hübner, [1813]), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 62.048 Ash-bark Knot-horn Euzophera pinguis (Haworth, 1811), 2010 (N.R. Milbourne).

Subfamily Pyralinae

    • 62.075 Gold Triangle Hypsopygia costalis (Fabricius, 1775), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).

 Sub-total 6 spp.

Family Crambidae

Subfamily Pyraustinae

    • 63.006 Small Purple & Gold Pyrausta aurata (Scopoli, 1763), 2010 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 63.007 Common Purple & Gold Pyrausta purpuralis (Linnaeus, 1758), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 63.016 Cinerous Pearl Anania fuscalis (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775), 2019 (BDMG).
    • 63.025 Small Magpie Anania hortulata (Linnaeus, 1758), 2010 (N.R. Milbourne).

Subfamily Spilomelinae

    • 63.031 Rusty Dot Pearl Udea ferrugalis (Hübner, 1796), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 63.034 Dusky (Brindled) Pearl Udea prunalis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 63.037 Olive Pearl Udea olivalis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), 2010 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 63.038 Mother of Pearl Pleuroptya ruralis (Scopoli, 1763), 2010 (N.R. Milbourne). Common.
    • 63.052 Rush Veneer Nomophila noctuella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), 2013 (P. Chapman & R. Fleetwood, BDMG).

Subfamily Glaphyriinae

    • 63.057 Garden Pebble Evergestis forficalis (Linnaeus, 1758), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 63.060 Chequered Pearl Evergestis pallidata (Hufnagel, 1767), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).

Subfamily Scopariinae

    • 63.063 Base-lined Grey Scoparia basistrigalis Knaggs 1866, 2014 (M. Evans & R. Edmundson).
    • 63.064 Common Grey Scoparia ambigualis (Treitschke, 1829), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne, gen. det. M. Bailey).
    • 63.067 Little Grey Eudonia lacustrata (Panzer, 1804), 2012 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 63.069 Narrow-winged Grey Eudonia angustea (Curtis, 1827), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 63.074 Small Grey Eudonia mercurella (Linnaeus, 1758), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 63.075 Marsh Grey Eudonia pallida (Curtis, 1827), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).

Subfamily Crambinae

    • 63.077 Reed Veneer Chilo phragmitella (Hübner, [1810]), 2012 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 63.079 Bulrush Veneer Calamotropha paludella (Hübner, [1824]), 2013 (P. Chapman & D.J. Gibbs, BDMG).
    • 63.080 Garden Grass-veneer Chrysoteuchia culmella (Linnaeus, 1758), 2010 (R. Barnett).
    • 63.086 Hook-streak Grass-veneer Crambus lathoniellus (Zincken, 1817), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 63.088 Satin Grass-veneer Crambus perlella (Scopoli, 1763), 2010 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 63.089 Common Grass-veneer Agriphila tristella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), 2010 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 63.093 Straw-coloured Grass-veneer Agriphila straminella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).

Subfamily Acentropinae

    • 63.114 Brown China-mark Elophila nymphaeata (Linnaeus, 1758), 2012 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 63.115 Water Veneer Acentria ephemerella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne). Abundant.
    • 63.116 Small China-mark Cataclysta lemnata (Linnaeus, 1758), 2010 (N.R. Milbourne).
    • 63.117 Ringed China-mark Parapoynx stratiotata (Linnaeus, 1758), 2011 (N.R. Milbourne).

Subfamily Schoenobiinae

    • 63.121 Pale Water-veneer Donacaula forficella (Thunberg, 1794), 2013 (Various captors, BDMG.).

 Sub-total 28 spp.

 Total 119 spp.

Key to abundance (where known):

Extremely rare - five or less records

Very rare - twenty or less records

Rare - less than annual; many years between records

Very scarce - less than annual; typically every 2 or 3 years

Scarce - very small numbers virtually every year

Uncommon - recorded in low numbers each year

Fairly common - occurs in reasonable numbers

Common - regularly occurs in good numbers

Abundant - occurs in large numbers

 

Bibliography (sources of information)

Agassiz, D.J.L., Beavan, S.D. & Heckford R.J., 2013. A checklist of the Lepidoptera of the British Isles. Field Studies Council, London.

UK Moths website