Micropterix tunbergella

    Red-barred Gold

    MicropterigidaeRES 1.001B&F 1

    Probably overlooked; appears commonest north of the Mendips and reported tolerably frequently from places in the southern/western uplands where micro-moths have been well surveyed.  Fewer records from lowland Somerset south of the Mendips.

    Adult Verification Grade: 1

    Red-barred Gold (Micropterix tunbergella) photographed in Somerset by Paul Wilkins