35: GELECHIIDAE, 41: BLASTOBASIDAE

35.058 Meadow Neb (Metzneria metzneriella), May 17th 2011. The only moth that emerged from around 30 or so Common Knapweed seed heads collected from Tag meadow on Feb.19th 2011.

35.047 Dark Neb (Bryotropha affinis) found indoors, June 6th 06. 

35.040 Cinerous Neb (Bryotropha terrella), found on the driveway, June 29th 2014. 


35.038 House Neb (Bryotropha domestica),  Aug.5th 06. Feeding on sugar at night in the garden.


35.017 Heather Sober (Neofaculta ericetella) larva, Mar.11th 2010. Swept from Heather on Norland moor a few days earlier.

35.017 Heather Sober (Neofaculta ericetellaMay 14th 2010. Reared from the larva illustrated above.
 
35.1323 Mouse-ear Groundling (Caryocolum fraternella) to MV light at the cabin, Cromwell Bottom, July 21st 2018.

35.010 Vetch Sober (Aproaerema anthyllidella), netted at dusk at North Loop, Cromwell Bottom, July 25th 2017. One came to light there in 2018 suggesting a resident population.

35.010 Vetch Sober (Aproaerema anthyllidella), dorsal view of the moth above.


35.011 Polar Sober (Anacampsis populella), June 22nd 2010. One of two reared from larvae found spun up in Goat Willow near Hollas Bridge earlier in the summer.


35.012 Birch Sober (Anacampsis blattariella), North Dean meadow, July 12th 06. A field observation on mature Silver Birch. One also reared from Silver Birch at this site.

35.107 Humped Groundling (Psoricoptera gibbosella), June 22nd 2014. Reared from a larva found spun up in oak at Copley meadow on May 29th 2014. County records suggest that this may be the first time the early stages have been found in the region. An unusual looking moth with four pairs of scale tufts and scaly palps.


35.028 Gorse Crest (Brachmia blandella), North Dean meadow, July 12th 06. A field observation. My other record is of one from the wood itself.

35.160 Black-dotted Groundling (Stenolechia gemmella) resting on oak at Exley Bank wood, Sept. 11th 2018. Doing a good impression of a much prized bagworm case.


 35.160 Black-dotted Groundling (Stenolechia gemmella) after capture - details as above.



41.002 Dingy Dowd (Blastobasis adustella), June 5th 2010. Reared from larvae found spun up in Heather at Norland village.


41.002 Dingy Dowd (Blastobasis adustella) - dark form, in the garden, July 26th 06. Photographed at night feeding on sugar.


41.003 London Dowd (Blastobasis lacticolella) in the garden, Sept.23rd 04. This was captured by night feeding at sugar. It was my first ever success at sugaring and pretty exciting at the time!

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