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Moths

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Spectacle - Abrostola tripartita


Yellow-barred Brindle - Acasis viretata


Water Veneer - Acentria ephemerella

Food plants include Canadian Pondweed. stoneworts, filamentous algae and possibly other water plants.


Yellow Horned - Achlya flavicornis

Flight season late February to mid April. Over-winters as a pupa in a thin cocoon in leaf litter. Food plants Silver and Downy Birch.


Acleris emargana

Food plants include Goat Willow, occaisionally birches; in folded leaves or between two leaves


Acleris hastiana

Adult hibernates. Food plants include Sallows which we have at Foxglove, but no White Poplar or Bog-myrtle!


Acleris laterana

Easily disturbed by day, flies at dusk and comes to light.


Rhomboid Tortrix - Acleris rhombana


Garden Rose Tortrix - Acleris variegana


Alder Moth - Acronicta alni


Miller - Acronicta leporina


Poplar Grey - Acronicta megacephala


Dark/Grey Dagger - Acronicta psi/tridens

Althought the caterpillars can be identified the adult moths are much more difficult, hence Dark/Grey Dagger


Knot Grass - Acronicta rumicis


Adela reaumurella


Grey Birch - Aethalura punctulata


Aethes cnicana


Aethes rubigana


Aethes smeathmanniana


Agapeta hamana


Agonopterix arenella


Agonopterix ciliella

ID’d in August 2018


Agonopterix conterminella


Agonopterix liturosa


Agonopterix nervosa


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