Essex Field Club on Facebook

Visit Our Centre

EFC Centre at Wat Tyler Country ParkOur centre is available for visits on a pre-booked basis on Wednesdays between 10am - 4pm. The Club’s activities and displays are also usually open to the public on the first Saturday of the month 11am - 4pm.

About us

Video about the Club Essex Field Club video

registered charity
no 1113963
HLF Logo A-Z Page Index

Species Account for Esperia sulphurella

previous species | next species

Esperia sulphurella  (Fabricius, 1775) 28.019
Sulphur Bark Moth
Lepidoptera: micromoths: Oecophoridae

Esperia sulphurella 2 Copyright: Graham Ekins

Maps produced by MapMate®. Data overlays Copyright © Essex Field Club 2024.
Reproduction for study and non-profit use permitted, all other rights reserved.

Taxonomic group: micro moths (Lepidoptera: micromoths) - County data

Why not become a member

View time series maps for Esperia sulphurella

Missing records?

member log-on for taxon report

Verification Grade: Adult:
Adult: Distinctive

Saproxylic species

Records: 590
First Record: 1976
Latest Record: 2024

1992-on hectads: 43
Pre-1992 hectads: 15
Total hectads: 44

Additional Phenology Data


Esperia sulphurella 24-04-2021
Esperia sulphurella 24-04-2021
Esperia sulphurella 4
Esperia sulphurella 4
Esperia sulphurella 2
Esperia sulphurella 2
Esperia sulphurella.
Esperia sulphurella.

upload a new image

Esperia sulphurella on UK Moths website
Please report any problems with this record:
VC error
GR error
Taxon ID suspect
Structural habitat suspect
Other problems, please explain here:



Broad Habitat Data (based on 207 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 16 records with subhabitat information)

no structural habitat data available

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 590 records with habitat detail and method information)

Recorded management for locations with Esperia sulphurella

Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Esperia sulphurella

Why not join the Club, register and add a new species page
Interpretation of distribution maps