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01.001 Micropterix tunbergella

Micropterix tunbergella
Micropterix tunbergella

Species account from Moths of Glamorgan
(Gilmore, Slade & Stewart, 2009):

The adult feeds on the pollen of trees, particularly oak, Sycamore and hawthorn. Likely to be far more widespread than records currently indicate.



10km Distribution Map

Blue squares represent records from before 2000, Red squares are post 2000 records.

Tetrad Distribution Map

Blue squares represent records from before 2000, Red squares are post 2000 records.

  = pre 2000 records
  = post 2000 records (inclusive)

Moth Records (1 to 36 of 36)

Site Gridref Quantity Date Recorder More Info
Coed y Bedw Nature Reserve ST111826 1 13 May 2014 Vaughn Matthews
Oystermouth Cemetery SS606884 1 07 May 2015 Barry Stewart
"Coed Cefn-pwll-du, Draethen" ST213874 1 13 May 2000 "David Gilmore, Mike Powell"
Bedford Park SS852835 1 05 May 2019 Mike Cram
Hensol Forest (Megan-felin) ST0476 1 12 May 2016 George Tordoff & Martin Tordoff
Cefn Coed SO030080 1 11 May 2019 Graham Watkeys
Oxwich NNR (central) 1km square SS5087 0 1983 J.T. Simpson
Taf Fechan Valley (south west) SO0308 0 11 May 2019 Graham Watkeys
Coed y Bedw Nature Reserve ST10698258 1 21 May 2015 Vaughn Matthews
Pencoed (south) SS9580 2 09 May 2003 Simon Warmingham
Castle-upon-Alun SS910751 3 11 May 2014 Vaughn Matthews
"Wellfield Avenue, Neath" SS7596 1 21 May 2009 P. Parsons
Mill Wood SS4988 1 28 Apr 2002 Martin White
Merthyr Mawr SS87067733 1 26 May 2017 Paul Parsons
"Glen Moor, Gower" SS468909 1 09 May 2017 David Painter
Neath Town Centre SS7596 1 21 May 2009 P. Parsons
Cefn Coed SO030080 3 16 May 2020 Graham Watkeys
Nelson (ST1095) ST1095 0 26 May 2020 Martin Bell
Parc Slip Nature Reserve SS886840 1 06 Jun 2015 George Tordoff
"Heath, Cardiff" ST169799 1 12 Jun 2005 M.E. Chapman
Coed y Bedw Nature Reserve ST1089382514 1 04 May 2019 Vaughn Matthews
Gwynfaen seawall SS575991 1 08 Jun 2009 Barry Stewart
"Coed-y-Bedw NR & surrounds, Pentyrch" ST1082 1 04 May 2019 Vaughn Matthews
"Old castle down, Ogmore." SS896758 1 18 May 2017 Paul Parsons
"Heath, Cardiff" ST169799 1 24 Aug 2007 M.E. Chapman
"Cwm Foes (w), Cefn Cribbwr" SS8583 0 05 May 2019 Mike Cram
Taf Fechan nature reserve SO03790858 1 31 May 2016 Graham Watkeys
Cefn Coed SO030080 1 19 May 2018 Graham Watkeys
Cefn Coed SO030080 3 07 May 2020 Graham Watkeys
Alun Valley (east) SS911757 2 26 May 2012 George M. Tordoff
Taf Fechan nature reserve SO03790858 1 31 May 2016 Mr Watkeys
Craig Berthlwyd ST09529588 1 10 May 2020 Martin Bell
Hensol Forest ST040764 1 27 May 2017 George M. Tordoff
Grovesend: Field east of dismantled railway line SN598008 40 21 May 2000 "Barry Stewart, Sandra Stewart"
"Waterfall Terrace, Resolven" SN824018 1 13 May 2001 "Jenny Colley, Barry Stewart, Rob Colley, Sandra Stewart"
Cefn Coed SO030080 0 30 May 2020 Graham Watkeys

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