Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix, Pandemis corylana, has an attractive chequered pattern on a buff/yellow background. It is one of several "Fruit-tree" tortrices, indicating the caterpillars' food choice.
Wingspan 18-21mm; UK flight time Jul-Sep.
Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix, Pandemis heparana, 16-24mm, Jun-Aug,
its larva is a leaf roller (rolls a leaf around itself).
The Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix is similar to the Barred below
with a reddish-brown base colour and a darker mantle and bar,
but the top of the central bar doesn't follow a smooth V shape --
it has a raised projection then an accelerated V drop.
Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix, Pandemis cerasana, has a smooth V shaped top of bar like the shape of the Chequered FTT above.
Lozotaenia fosterana, one of the largest tortrices,
wingspan 20-29mm; UK flight time Jun-Jul.
The Pea Moth,
Cydia nigricana, 12-16mm, flies day and night. As
expected by its name, the caterpillars eat peas (in pods).
Variegated Golden Tortrix, Archips xylosteana, is certainly variegated but not very golden (with mm measuring tape). Wingspan 15-23mm; UK flight time Jun-Aug.
The unmistakable shape of the Rhomboid Tortrix, Acleris rhombana, although the shape is not a rhomboid.
Wingspan 13-19mm; UK flight time Aug-Oct.
Apotomis betuletana, a tortrix that mimics bird-dropping to deter predators; caterpillar is a leaf roller feeding on birch.
The Carnation Tortrix, Cacoecimorpha pronubana, has a brown top but orange under-wings. UK flight time May-Sep.
The male (above) is much smaller (14-17mm wingspan) and has different (darker) markings than the female (18-24mm).
The Hollyhock seed moth, Pexicopia malvella. Wingspan 17-20mm; UK flight time Jun-Aug.
Aethes rubigana, a pretty tortrix moth. Wingspan 15-19mm; UK flight time Jun-Aug.