Micro moth

This is a type of micro moth, so named because its wing span is just 1 cm. This specimen was collected by F.H. Day in May 1897 Bowness Moss in England. It was donated to RAMM as part of Edward Fairfax Studd’s collection in 1942.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Natural History
Collection Class
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collector Excavator
Studd, Mr Edward Fairfax (from the collection of): Day, F H
Common Name
micro moth
Simple Name
insect: moth
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)

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LEPIDOPTERA: Lita artemisiella