Small Grey Eudonia mercurella

Eudonia mercurella
Eudonia mercurella
Eudonia mercurella
The Small Grey, Eudonia mercurella, looks similar to several other moths in genera Eudonia, Scoparia and Dipleurina. Wingspan 16-19mm; UK flight time Jun-Sep.
Eudonia mercurella
Eudonia mercurella
Eudonia mercurella
Some are more brown than grey. The one above right is more black than grey and is lacking its white lines.
Eudonia mercurella or lacustrata? Above could be the Little Grey, Eudonia/Dipleurina lacustrata, which is brown with a pale centre bar, or the Small Grey.
Eudonia lacustrata or Scoparia ambigualis? Above could be the Little Grey, Eudonia/Dipleurina lacustrata, with a pale centre bar, or the Common/Brown Grey, Scoparia ambigualis, with a greenish grey tinge (or another species).


















ID uncertain (on all these).