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Micropterix mansuetella
Black-headed Pollen-moth
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Micropterix tunbergella
Red-barred Pollen-moth

(Fabricius, 1784)1.001
=Red-barred Gold

An uncommon resident mainly in woodland, flies by day in sunshine and comes to light. Adult feeds on pollen in flowers such as hawthorn.

Recorded in 20 (26%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1939.
Last Recorded in 2021.
(Data up to end 2022)
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
03/06/20211VC22 - BerkshireSP40
02/06/20211VC23 - OxfordshireSU79
18/05/20212VC23 - OxfordshireSU79
21/05/20201VC22 - BerkshireSP40
05/05/20204VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP90
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