The following images are a selection of moths that were trapped overnight on 20th July 2016 at Spring Cottages, Overseal, Leicestershire.
Agriphila selasella – above 3 images – A localised species – Tony Davison© – Note the white longitudinal streak, that splits into three or four fine branches
Coleophora deauratella – above 2 images – One of several metallic coloured Coleophora – note the fiery copper bronze colouration and white tips to antennae
Coleophora alcyonipennella – Clover case-bearer – Above 2 images – Common and widely distributed so likely to be this species – Tony Davison©
Gypsonoma dealbana – Above 2 images – Note the small black streak in the central area of the forewing a good ID feature – Tony Davison©
Hedya ochroleucana – Tony Davison© Buff tip to wing should make it diagnostic, along with flecking of yellow specks in the basal 2thirds of forewing.
Silky Wainscot – A nationally local species – Tony Davison©
Small Rufous – Above 2 images – A nationally local species – Tony Davison©