1.004 .... B&F 0004
Micropterix aruncella (Scopoli, 1763)
Status .....One of the two most widespread of the Micropterix species found in Nottinghamshire. It is especially common throughout the Sherwood Forest area of the county and will no doubt be found elsewhere. Often overlooked because of its minute size, but these moths often occur in large numbers, feeding on the pollen of yellow flowers during the Spring months.
Photographed at Church Hill June 2005
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Micropterix aruncella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Lound Moth Group. David Shaw.

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Updated January 2024

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