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01.004 Micropterix aruncella

Micropterix aruncella (female)
Micropterix aruncella (female)

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

Often found among the swarms of Micropterix calthella in buttercup flowers.



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 50 of 97)

Site Gridref Quantity Date Recorder More Info
Whiteford SS4495 0 1980 R.G. Warren
Port Eynon Quarries SS466848 0 20 Jun 2014 "George Tordoff, Russel Hobson, Martin White"
Groeswen colliery spoil ST1286 1 29 May 2021 George M. Tordoff
Taf Fechan nature reserve SO03610857 1 28 May 2016 Mr Watkeys
East Aberthaw (lagoon & surrounds) ST0366 0 07 Jun 2020 Rob and Linda Nottage
Cwm Garw Fechan SS8991 1 08 Jun 2019 Vaughn Matthews
Cefn Coed SO030080 1 25 May 2020 Graham Watkeys
"Maesteg, Mynydd Bach (west)" SS8592 2 07 Jun 2014 P. Parsons
Llandaff North Allotments: Plot 107 ST15217942 5 08 May 2020 George Tordoff
"Clos Helyg, Gowerton" SS587964 1 06 Jun 2014 C. Manley
"Maesteg, Brynmawr Mast" SS8491 4 27 May 2011 P. Parsons
Port Eynon Point west SS466848 1 20 Jun 2014 "Russel Hobson, George Tordoff, Martin White"
Swansea Docks Ind Est (north-east) SS673930 1 29 May 2002 Barry Stewart
Pluck Lake SS671960 1 03 Jun 2013 C. Manley
"Maesteg, Garth" SS8690 1 18 Jun 2005 "Paul Parsons, Martyn Hnatiuk"
Merthyr Mawr NNR SS864770 0 16 May 2014 "George Tordoff, Judy Burroughs"
Whiteford NNR SS445950 0 1979 R.G. Warren
Kenfig Dunes (south) SS7980 1 25 May 2009 P. Parsons
"Garth Hill (east), Gwaelod-y-garth" ST110834 1 03 Jun 2006 George M. Tordoff
Cwm Colhuw Nature Reserve SS95966748 1 16 Jun 2016 Vaughn Matthews
Garth-fawr ST1084 1 03 Jun 2006 George M. Tordoff
Maesteg (north) SS8591 1 03 Jun 2005 Paul Parsons
Llansamlet Ind Est. SS683983 1 29 May 2002 Martin White
"Garnwen, Maesteg" SS837921 1 02 Jun 2021 Paul Parsons
Merthyr Mawr Warren (east) SS8776 0 30 May 2015 Rob and Linda Nottage
Taf Fechan nature reserve SO03450827 0 03 Jun 2015 Graham Watkeys
Nelson (ST1095) ST1095 0 26 May 2020 Martin Bell
Kilvey Hill (White Rock) SS666946 2 21 May 2002 Martin White
Taf Fechan nature reserve SO04110935 1 09 May 2015 Mr Watkeys
"Nant Llwynog Park, Bedlinog" SO0901 0 28 May 2019 Martin Bell
Seven Sisters SN824088 2 08 Jun 2016 George Tordoff
Cefn Coed SO030080 1 11 May 2019 Graham Watkeys
Merthyr Mawr NNR SS864770 1 16 May 2014 George Tordoff & Judy Burroughs
Penallta Marsh LNR ST136948 1 07 Jun 2008 George M. Tordoff
"Llanishen (Arch Wood), Cardiff" ST179811 0 1922 F. Norton
Llanishen ST1781 0 1922 F. Norton
Nelson (town & environs) ST117956 10 06 Jun 2010 D.J. Slade
Whiteford NNR SS443947 1 24 May 2003 Glamorgan Moth Recording Group
"Maesteg, Mynydd Bach (west)" SS8592 1 01 Jun 2008 P. Parsons
Tylorstown Tip ST019961 5 28 Jun 2000 David Slade
Brynheulog SS8594 10 20 Jun 2002 Barry Stewart
"Maesteg, Garnwen (tri)" SS8393 20 08 Jun 2006 Paul Parsons
Taf Fechan nature reserve SO03890908 0 21 May 2017 Graham Watkeys
Merthyr Tydfil (G. Fleming) SO0406 0 1900 to 1927 George Fleming
Quakers Yard ST09459634 0 20 May 2017 Martin Bell
Whiteford NNR SS4394 2 24 May 2003 Glamorgan Moth Recording Group
Kenfig Pool & surrounds (KPS) SS7981 1 25 May 2009 P. Parsons
"Nant Llwynog Park, Bedlinog" SO0901 0 28 May 2019 Martin Bell
Whiteford NNR (pltn & dunes nw of Burrows Cottage) SS436941 5 28 Jun 2015 Barry Stewart
"Y Graig, Llantrisant" ST04068359 1 29 May 2017 David Slade

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