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01.005 Micropterix calthella

Micropterix calthella
Micropterix calthella

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

The commonest species in the family, usually found feeding on the pollen of buttercups in May.



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 446)

Site Gridref Quantity Date Recorder More Info
"Maesteg, Mynydd Bach (west)" SS8592 3 01 Jun 2007 Paul Parsons
"Llandaff, Cardiff" ST1578 2 30 Apr 2011 George M. Tordoff
"Tir-dwncyn, Valley Wood" SS633994 6 13 Jun 2002 Barry Stewart
"Cwmbach, Aberdare" SO01920292 6 29 Apr 2019 Mark Evans
"Village Farm, Bonvilston" ST065742 1 29 May 2017 Rob and Linda Nottage
Berry Wood 1km square SS4788 4 04 Jun 2004 Barry Stewart
Llanerch ST0479 0 02 Jun 2016 Howard Burt
Nant y Fforest and Fforest Ganol ST14138335 0 29 Apr 1989 to 19 May 1989 "CNS Observer/Recorder, Geoff Curtis, Mary Gillham"
Near Cwm Colhuw Nature Reserve SS955675 10 14 May 2018 Vaughn Matthews
"Y Graig, Llantrisant" ST0383 5 26 May 2016 George Tordoff
Coryton Roundabout ST1381 0 19 May 2017 Howard Burt
Coed Garnllwyd Nature Reserve ST057710 6 01 May 2015 Vaughn Matthews
"St. Fagan's, Cardiff" ST130770 0 1920 Howard Hallett
Hirwaun Industrial Estate SN94200635 20 15 May 2009 Mark Evans
Penrice Woods SS4888 100 26 May 2003 Martin White
Llangynwyd SS8588 5 07 May 2009 P. Parsons
Alun Valley (east) SS9175 5 23 Apr 2015 George Tordoff & BC South Wales volunteers
Tir Mawr SN9804 3 15 Jun 2015 George Tordoff
Cwm Col-huw NR (Seafront) SS955675 10 14 May 2018 Vaughn Matthews
Castle upon alun SS910752 50 13 May 2018 Paul Parsons
Cottrell Park (golf course) ST0774 0 09 May 2020 Rob and Linda Nottage
Pont-y-Gwaith LNR (south) ST0896 0 17 May 2020 Martin Bell
1km square west of St Mary Church SS9971 0 21 May 2017 Rob and Linda Nottage
Blaencynon SN94200635 7 19 May 2008 Mark Evans
"Lanlay Meadows (NT), Peterston-super-Ely" ST076758 0 03 Jun 2013 Rob and Linda Nottage
Near Coed y Bedw Nature Reserve ST11168288 5 23 Apr 2019 Vaughn Matthews
Bonvilston (north) ST0674 0 26 Apr 2020 Rob and Linda Nottage
SS9671 (1km square) west of Sigingstone SS9671 0 13 May 2017 Rob and Linda Nottage
ST0572 1km square SE of Llantrithyd incl Caemaen Farm ST0572 0 28 May 2020 Rob and Linda Nottage
"Glamorgan Canal (Forest Farm), Cardiff" ST137808 2 24 Apr 2015 Sarah Bebb
Gelli-hir Wood SS5692 0 1988 R.G. Warren
Mill Road woods ST0996 0 18 May 2020 Martin Bell
"ST0882 Coed-y-Creigiau woods, Tyn-Y-Coed" ST0882 1 14 May 2020 Paul Seligman
SS9872 1km square between Llanmihangel and Llandough SS9872 0 21 May 2017 Rob and Linda Nottage
Tyn Y Coed ST08338282 0 26 May 2016 Chris Lawrence
"Cwrtymynws farm, Maesteg" SS859919 20 04 May 2020 Paul Parsons
Oxwich NNR SS5087 3 18 Jun 2002 David Painter
Hensol Lake (south) ST0478 0 01 Jun 2014 Rob and Linda Nottage
"Glamorgan Canal (Forest Farm), Cardiff" ST1380 13 01 May 2015 Sarah Bebb
"Maesteg, Mynydd Bach (west)" SS8592 40 26 May 2012 P. Parsons
Gwern Rhyd Nature Reserve ST099769 25 24 May 2004 David Gilmore
Llys-nini / Gelli-organ 1km square SS6099 1 07 Jun 2016 George Tordoff
Llantrisant Common (south) ST0483 100 21 May 2014 George Tordoff & Martin Tordoff
Bedlinog (South) SO0801 10 25 May 1999 "Barry Stewart, Sandra Stewart"
"Roath Park (Recreation ground - north west), Cardiff" ST1878 1 25 May 2004 David Gilmore
"Maesteg, Moel Troed-y-Rhiw (Triangulation)" SS8589 10 18 May 2009 P. Parsons
Gelynis Farm ST131816 0 23 May 2019 Howard Burt
Gnoll Lake and Country Park SS7697 0 30 Apr 2019 NPT CBC Biodiversity Unit
"Coed Garnllwyd Meadow, Llancarfan" ST057710 0 16 Apr 2019 Rob and Linda Nottage
Cwm Ivy SS4494 0 29 Jun 2015 Corrinne Manning

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