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Micropterix calthella (Linnaeus, 1761)

Plain Gold
1.0050 (B&F: 5)


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

A resident species occurring sparingly to commonly in a range of habitats across the region. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid-May to early July. Larvae feed on unspecified small sedges. (Pratt, 2011)

Micropterix calthella (Linnaeus, 1761)
Long Wood TQ8023, 19 v 2014
Photo: Heather Martin
Micropterix calthella (Linnaeus, 1761)
Rowland Wood, 17 v 2013
Photo: Bob Foreman
Micropterix calthella (Linnaeus, 1761)
Plaistow, 7 v 2011
Photo: Dan Danahar
Micropterix calthella (Linnaeus, 1761)
Powdermill Lane, xx 2004
Photo: Sarah Patton

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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