Crambidae (12)

Agriphila straminella.  A common moth of grassy places.  Surlingham Marsh, Norfolk.  August 2012.
Agriphila straminella. A common moth of grassy places. Surlingham Marsh, Norfolk. August 2012.
Anania coronate - an attractive and common species, often found in gardens (it numbers Lilac among its foodplants).  Essex, 2013
Anania coronata – an attractive and common species, often found in gardens (it numbers Lilac among its foodplants). Essex, 2013
Anania funebris.  An attractive and scarce moth.  Larvae feed on golden-rod.  Denge Woods, Kent: May 2015
Anania funebris. An attractive and scarce moth. Larvae feed on golden-rod. Denge Woods, Kent: May 2015
Cataclysta lemnata - Small China-mark.  The larva are aquatic and feed on duckweed (Lemna sp.).  Hadleigh Country Park, Essex;  May 2014.
Cataclysta lemnata – Small China-mark. The larva are aquatic and feed on duckweed (Lemna sp.). Hadleigh Country Park, Essex; May 2014.
Chrysoteuchia culmella - a very common grassland moth. Kingley Wood, Rayleigh, Essex; 2013.
Chrysoteuchia culmella – a very common grassland moth.
Kingley Wood, Rayleigh, Essex; 2013.
Crambus pascuella.  Little Haven Nature Reserve, Thundersley, Essex; June 2014.
Crambus pascuella. Little Haven Nature Reserve, Thundersley, Essex; June 2014.
Crambus perlella - a species of various grassland habitats, often with a liking for coarser species.  Little Cornard, Suffolk; June 2013.
Crambus perlella – a species of various grassland habitats, often with a liking for coarser species. Little Cornard, Suffolk; June 2013.
Eudonia mercurella - like most of the Eudonia, the caterpillars feed of mosses.  Quantock Hills, Somerset; August 2014.
Eudonia mercurella – like most of the Eudonia, the caterpillars feed of mosses. Quantock Hills, Somerset; August 2014.
Parapoynx stratiotata - Ringed China-mark Near Staverton Park, Suffolk; July 2013
Parapoynx stratiotata – Ringed China-mark
Near Staverton Park, Suffolk; July 2013
Pleuroptya ruralis - Mother of Pearl.   A large (wingspan 30mm), nettle-feeding micromoth.  Little Cornard, Suffolk. June 2011.
Pleuroptya ruralis – Mother of Pearl. A large (wingspan 30mm), nettle-feeding micromoth. Little Cornard, Suffolk. June 2011.
Pyrausta aurata.  An attractive little moth and no stranger to the garden, feeding as it does on various mints, as wells as the likes of Marjoram and and Salvia.  Essex, June 2013.
Pyrausta aurata – an attractive species and no stranger to the garden, feeding as it does on various mints, as wells as the likes of Marjoram and Salvia. Essex, June 2013.
Sitochroa palealis.  One of the larger micros.  A somewhat scarce species associated with wild carrot and fennel.  Wat Tyler Country Park, Essex; June 2015
Sitochroa palealis. One of the larger micros. A somewhat scarce species associated with wild carrot and fennel. Wat Tyler Country Park, Essex; June 2015

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