25.001 Hawthorn Moth mines on small leaved cotoneaster in the garden, June 10th 2017. There were also a few webs dotted around the bush containing several larvae, pupae, emerging adults (see below) and parasitic wasp cocoons.

25.001 Hawthorn Moth larva June 9th 2017, details above.

25.001 Hawthorn Moth pupa June 9th 2017, details as above. The larvae and pupae were suspended in the web.

25.001 Hawthorn Moths emerging from the webbing on the garden Cotoneaster, June 21st 2017, details as above.

25.001 Hawthorn Moth in the garden, June 22nd 2014. Captured by day.

25.001 Hawthorn Moth larvae on a recently planted Blackthorn sapling at North Loop, Cromwell Bottom, June 6th 2019.

28.004 Northern Tubic (Denisia similella), Carr Hall lane, Stainland, June 7th 2017. A field observation.

28.007 Heath Tubic (Denisia subaquilea), a male found by day at Norland moor on May 15th 2022. Gen. det. (CS).

28.010 Brown House Moth found in the house Apr. 16th 06.

28.014 Golden-brown Tubic (Crassa unitella) to MV light at the cabin at Cromwell Bottom, July 13th 2019.

28.015 Lesser Tawny Tubic (Batia lunaris), one of two to MV light at Newt Corner, Cromwell Bottom on July 21st 2012. Forewing 5mm. 

28.012 Small Dingy Tubic (Borkhausenia fuscescens) in the garden, Aug. 7th 2010. Captured by day. This is a smaller version of the Brown House Moth with a wingspan of around 10mm.

28.009 White-shouldered House Moth May 9th 2014. One of three reared from old birds' nests collected from Cromwell Bottom the previous December.

28.009 White-shouldered House Moth in the garden, Sept. 17th 06. Photographed at dusk feeding on a wine rope. One of my very few successes using this method, the only other notable species being a Vestal five days earlier.

28.019 Sulphur Tubic (Esperia sulphurella) by the towpath at Elland, May 3rd 05. A field observation. A small group were seen flying over some old canal lock gates that had been left on the side of the towpath by British Waterways. The larvae feed on dead wood hence their attraction to the decaying timber.

28.019 Sulphur Tubic (Esperia sulphurella), Skircoat Green allotments, Apr. 29th 2014, captured by day. Every year I get one or two either buzzing around the log pile on the plot or becoming trapped in the nearby water butt. 

28.025 Light Streak (Pleurota bicostella), June 14th 2014. Not one of my finds but one of Andy Cockroft's who captured it the previous day near Withens Clough. He kindly dropped it off for me to have a look at and take some photos.

28.025 Light Streak (Pleurota bicostella), June 14th 2014. Same moth as above with some close-up detail of the enormous labial palps with the last segment erect and bristle-like.

28.025 Light Streak (Pleurota bicostella) to MV light at Turgate Delph, Norland on June 17th 2022.

28.024 Ruddy Streak (Tachystola acroxantha), Skircoat Green allotments (floating in the water tub), June 25th 2012. A worn specimen but still showing quite a few pinkish/brown scales on the forewing, a concave termen and some reddish colouring to the fringe on the outer third of the costa. Only the second record for Yorkshire about a month after the first.

28.024 Ruddy Streak (Tachystola acroxantha), rescued from the garden water tub, Aug. 9th 2016. This once rare species is gradually gaining a foothold in Calderdale with multiple sightings each year.

28.024 Ruddy Streak (Tachystola acroxantha), July 19th 2014. After news of a possible second moth turning up locally I headed off to Sean Johnston's place in the Heath area of Halifax to investigate. He runs a MV trap surrounded by large gardens containing plenty of mature trees and regularly gets decent hauls which last night included this rather fresh looking specimen.

31.001 Long-horned Flat-body (Carcina quercana) larval spinnings and feeding signs on Hornbeam at Brearley playing fields on Nov. 3rd 2023.

31.001 Long-horned Flat-body (Carcina quercana) larva and feeding signs on Hawthorn, New Lane, May 8th 09.

31.001 Long-horned Flat-body (Carcina quercana), June 30th 2014. Reared from a larva found on oak in Long wood earlier in the month.

29.001 March Tubic (Diurnea fagella) larva found feeding on Hawthorn at New Lane, Skircoat Green on Aug. 8th 09. Note how the third leg is swollen and held at right angles to the body.

29.001 March Tubic (Diurnea fagella), a daytime observation of a male on Beech at North Dean wood on Mar. 25th 05. A species occasionally found by day resting on trunks, fence posts etc.

29.001 March Tubic (Diurnea fagella) female, North Dean wood, Apr. 21st 09. A field observation on a fence post. The female has rather short wings and isn't capable of flight.

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