Micro moths

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Micropterix calthella Micropterix calthella Eriocrania sangii Ectoedemia albifasciella Ectoedemia septembrella Incurvaria masculella Incurvaria masculella Incurvaria praelatella Nematopogon schwarziellus Nemophora minimella Psychoides filicivora Cork Moth, Nemapogon cloacella Monopis crocicapitella Case-bearing Clothes Moth, Tinea pellionella Tinea semifulvella Caloptilia betulicola Caloptilia stigmatella Caloptilia leucapennella Caloptilia syringella Phyllonorycter harrisella Phyllonorycter salicicolella Phyllonorycter hilarella Phyllonorycter maestingella Phyllonorycter rajella Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella Nettle-tap, Anthophila fabriciana Glyphipterix forsterella Glyphipterix thrasonella Argyresthia brockeella Argyresthia goedartella Argyresthia pygmaeella Argyresthia retinella Apple Fruit Moth, Argyresthia conjugella Argyresthia semifusca Spindle Ermine, Yponomeuta cagnagella Zelleria hepariella Paraswammerdamia nebulella Ash Bud Moth, Prays fraxinella Ypsolopha nemorella Honeysuckle Moth, Ypsolopha dentella Ypsolopha parenthesella Ypsolopha ustella Ypsolopha ustella Diamond-back Moth, Plutella xylostella Plutella porrectella Rhigognostis incarnatella Coleophora serratella Coleophora albicosta Coleophora sp Coleophora glaucicolella Coleophora alticolella Elachista atricomella Elachista canapennella Elachista rufocinerea Elachista bisulcella Brown House Moth, Hofmannophila pseudospretella White-shouldered House-moth, Endrosis sarcitrella Carcina quercana Pseudatemelia josephinae Diurnea fagella Diurnea lipsiella Depressaria daucella Depressaria ultimella Parsnip Moth, Depressaria heraclei Agonopterix alstromeriana Agonopterix propinquella Agonopterix propinquella / subpropinquella Agonopterix arenella Agonopterix ocellana Agonopterix ocellana Agonopterix umbellana Agonopterix nervosa Agonopterix nervosa Agonopterix yeatiana Monochroa cytisella Monochroa tenebrella Bryotropha terrella Bryotropha domestica Batrachedra praeangusta Mirificarma mulinella Gelechia sororculella Aproaerema anthyllidella Anarsia spartiella Hypatima rhomboidella Helcystogramma rufescens Blastobasis adustella Mompha langiella Mompha locupletella Mompha raschkiella Mompha propinquella Mompha epilobiella Blastodacna hellerella Cochylimorpha straminea Agapeta hamana Aethes cnicana Aethes rubigana Cochylis atricapitana Cochylis nana Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix, Pandemis corylana Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix, Pandemis cerasana Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix, Pandemis heparana Syndemis musculana Timothy Tortrix, Aphelia paleana Aphelia unitana Clepsis senecionana Lozotaenia forsterana Lozotaenia forsterana Capua vulgana Capua vulgana Red-barred Tortix, Ditula angustiorana Pseudargyrotoza conwagana Tortricodes alternella Acleris laterana / comariana Acleris sparsana Rhomboid Tortrix, Acleris rhombana Acleris aspersana Acleris ferrugana/notana Acleris ferrugana/notana Garden Rose Tortrix, Acleris variegana Acleris hastiana Acleris hastiana Acleris hastiana Acleris hyemana Acleris literana Acleris emargana Acleris emargana Celypha cespitana Celypha lacunana Celypha lacunana Marbled Orchard Tortrix, Hedya nubiferana Bactra furfurana Bactra lancealana Bactra lancealana Ancylis geminana Ancylis badiana Epinotia ramella Epinotia immundana Epinotia immundana Epinotia nisella Epinotia nisella f decorana Nut Bud Moth, Epinotia tenerana Holly Tortrix, Rhopobota naevana Zeiraphera isertana Gypsonoma dealbana Epiblema cynosbatella Bramble Shoot Moth, Epiblema uddmanniana Epiblema trimaculana/roborana Epiblema rosaecolana Epiblema cirsiana Eucosma hohenwartiana Eucosma hohenwartiana Eucosma cana Eucosma sp Lathronympha strigana Pammene giganteana Pammene fasciana Grapholita jungiella Cydia ulicetana Cydia splendana Dichrorampha alpinana Twenty-plume Moth, Alucita hexadactyla Garden Grass-veneer, Chrysoteuchia culmella Crambus pascuella Crambus uliginosellus Crambus lathoniellus Crambus perlella Crambus perlella f warringtonellus Agriphila selasella Agriphila straminella Agriphila tristella Agriphila inquinatella Agriphila geniculea Catoptria pinella Catoptria margaritella Scoparia subfusca Scoparia ambigualis Dipleurina lacustrata Eudonia truncicolella Eudonia mercurella Brown China Mark, Elophila nymphaeata Beautiful China-mark, Nymphula nitidulata Small China-mark, Cataclysta lemnata Garden Pebble, Evergestis forficalis Evergestis pallidata Pyrausta purpuralis Pyrausta despicata Small Magpie, Eurrhypara hortulata White-spotted Sable Moth, Anania funebris White-spotted Sable Moth, Anania funebris Ebulea crocealis Udea lutealis Udea prunalis Rusty-dot Pearl, Udea ferrugalis Mother of Pearl, Pleuroptya ruralis Bee Moth, Aphomia sociella Cryptoblabes bistriga Cryptoblabes bistriga Trachycera advenella Phycitodes binaevella Amblyptilia acanthadactyla Amblyptilia punctidactyla Platyptilia gonodactyla Platyptilia isodactylus Euleioptilus tephradactyla Emmelina monodactyla

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