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01.003 Micropterix aureatella

Micropterix aureatella
Micropterix aureatella

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

The adults feed on the pollen of sedges, and although current records indicate a western distribution in the county, this is more likely to reflect recording effort than actual distribution.



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 37 of 37)

Site Gridref Quantity Date Recorder More Info
Gelli-hir Wood LNR SS562926 2 24 May 2012 C. Manley
"Garnwen, Maesteg" SS83709207 0 12 Jun 2015 Martyn Hnatiuk
"St Peter's church garden, Fairwater" ST136774 0 30 Aug 2017 Paul Seligman
Glyncorrwg SS8798 1 03 Jun 2019 Paul Parsons
Bridgend Paper Mills SS8787 1 20 May 2003 Martyn Hnatiuk
"Coed-y-Bedw NR & surrounds, Pentyrch" ST107825 4 26 May 2018 George M. Tordoff
"Parc Slip Nature Park, Tondu" SS881842 1 16 May 2014 Vaughn Matthews
Railway Inn SS600920 2 19 May 2002 Martin White
Clyne SS5992 1 16 May 2002 Barry Stewart
Coed y Bedw Nature Reserve ST107825 1 07 May 2014 Vaughn Matthews
Glyncorrwg SS8798 0 03 Jun 2019 Paul Parsons
Maerdy Colliery SS9699 0 24 May 2017 Liam Olds
Parc Slip Nature Reserve SS881842 1 16 May 2014 Vaughn Matthews
Cwmbach Village SO02470268 1 23 Jun 2015 Mark Evans
Merthyr Vale ST0799 1 01 Jun 2007 George Tordoff
"Coed-y-Bedw NR & surrounds, Pentyrch" ST108825 3 07 Jun 2013 George M. Tordoff
Coed y Bedw Nature Reserve ST11248274 1 03 Jun 2015 Vaughn Matthews
Taf Fechan nature reserve SO03570850 1 26 May 2016 Graham Watkeys
"Coed-y-Wenallt (BT mast & east), North Cardiff" ST1583 1 08 May 2020 George M. Tordoff
Taf Fechan nature reserve SO03570850 1 26 May 2016 Mr Watkeys
Gelli-hir Wood SS5692 10 05 Jun 2002 Martin White
"Fairwater (west), Cardiff" ST1377 0 30 Aug 2017 P.M. Seligman
Coed y Bedw Nature Reserve ST107825 6 13 May 2014 Vaughn Matthews
"Garnwen, Maesteg" SS83759213 3 05 Jun 2021 Martyn Hnatiuk
"Maesteg, north of Golf Course" SS8392 1 12 Jun 2015 Martyn Hnatiuk
Cefnrhos-gwawr plantation SN9801701049 2 06 Jun 2014 Mark Evans
"Maesteg, Brynmawr Mast" SS8491 2 02 Jun 2003 Martyn Hnatiuk
"Garnwen, Maesteg" SS838925 1 26 May 2020 Paul Parsons
"Parc Slip Nature Park, Tondu" SS8813684265 1 31 May 2016 Vaughn Matthews
"Llangynwyd, Lletty Brongu Sewage works" SS8788 5 01 Jun 2006 Martyn Hnatiuk
"nantyffyllon garden, 19 station terrace" SS85159297 1 30 May 2018 Paul Parsons
Cwm Garw Fechan SS8991 1 08 Jun 2019 Vaughn Matthews
"Coed y Werin, Caerphilly" ST16658545 0 16 Jun 2020 Peter Sturgess
St. Brides-super-Ely ST0977 0 03 Jun 1927 F. Norton
Near Pontycymer SS89929135 1 08 Jun 2019 Vaughn Matthews
Parc Slip Nature Reserve SS886840 1 06 Jun 2015 George Tordoff
"Coed-y-Bedw NR & surrounds, Pentyrch" ST108825 1 26 May 2018 George M. Tordoff

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