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Red-brindled Dwarf Elachista rufocinerea (Haworth, 1828)

Elachista rufocinerea
  • Family: Elachistidae (BF: 608)
  • Cambridge, Gwydir Street 19 Jul 2001
  • Length as posed (head-wingtip) 10mm
  • Larvae are blade-miners in grasses
  • NBN Atlas


Sulphur Tubic Esperia sulphurella (Fabricius, 1775)

Esperia sulphurella
  • Family: Oecophoridae (BF: 649)
  • Cambridge, Gwydir Street 18 May 2002
  • Length as posed (head-wingtip) 8.5mm
  • Larvae feed on dead wood
  • NBN Atlas


Straw Flat-body Agonopterix kaekeritziana (Linnaeus, 1767)

Agonopterix kaekeritziana
  • Family: Depressariidae (BF: 698)
  • Cambridge, Barnwell East LNR TL479583, 28 Jul 2015
  • Distinguished from A. pallorella and A. bipunctosa by the rusty orange marks on its wings
  • Larvae feed in spun or rolled leaves of knapweed (Centaurea spp.).
  • NBN Atlas


Flame Neb Chrysoesthia drurella (Fabricius, 1775)

Chrysoesthia drurella
  • Family: Gelechiidae (BF: 746)
  • Cambridge, Gwydir Street 4 Jun 2002
  • Length: 4.5mm
  • Larvae mine the leaves of goosefoot and orache
  • NBN Atlas


Little Cosmet Mompha raschkiella (Zeller, 1839)

Mompha raschkiella
  • Family: Momphidae (BF: 883)
  • Cambridge, Barnwell East LNR TL479582; 25 Jul 2017
  • A tiny moth, the larvae feed on the leaves of rosebay willowherb (Epilobium angustifolium), which is abundant on this site.
  • NBN Atlas


Garden Cosmet Mompha subbistrigella (Haworth, 1828)

Mompha subbistrigella
  • Family: Momphidae (BF: 892)
  • Cambridge, Gwydir Street; 28 Aug 2015
  • Larvae feed feed within the seedpods of broad-leaved willowherb (Epilobium montanum) and other willowherbs.
  • NBN Atlas


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