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Micropterix tunbergella (Fabricius, 1787)

Red-barred Gold
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Micropterix thunbergella (Fabricius, 1794)

»Suborder: Zeugloptera
  »Superfamily: Micropterigoidea
    »Family: Micropterigidae


A scarce resident species occurring sparingly in a few woodland glades and rides across the region. Single-brooded flying mainly from early May into June. Larval foodplant unknown in this country. (Pratt, 2011)

Micropterix tunbergella (Fabricius, 1784)
Friston Forest, 29 iv 2019
Photo: Tim Wilton
Micropterix tunbergella (Fabricius, 1784)
TQ851106, 21 v 2012
Photo: Crystal Ray
Micropterix tunbergella (Fabricius, 1784)
Cissbury Ring, 02 v 2011
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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