Micropterix tunbergella

Red-barred Pollen-moth


Species Codes

B&F 1 RES 1.001

Other Names

Red-barred Gold

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Species Account

Relatively uncommon. Majority of records are from woodland on chalk, with a few additional scattered records.

Record Verification

Grade 1 adults are generally distinctive and unlikely to be confused with other species, but records outside documented range or flight period may require photos.

Distribution Map

The map below shows all records of Micropterix tunbergella (Red-barred Gold) in the Kent database. If you've got a dot to add, please submit your records to us. Use the control below to filter by time span:


The graph below shows at which time of the year Micropterix tunbergella (Red-barred Gold) can be expected to be recorded in Kent. Use the controls below to filter by VC and time span:

Reporting Rate

The graph below shows how the number of records of Micropterix tunbergella (Red-barred Gold) submitted each year has changed over time. Use the control below to filter by VC:

Photo Gallery

Below is a selection of Micropterix tunbergella (Red-barred Gold) images from Kent. If you would like to contribute any photographs, please email mothsinkent@gmail.com. Click on a photo if you would like to see it larger.

External Links

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