At the moment.... mostly about moths

Saturday, 23 May 2009

Moth Trap 21

15 moths last night (a record for me) and 9 new species (also a record)

2 Heart and Dart
1 Shuttle-shaped Dart
1 Light Emerald (new !)
1 Dwarf Pug (new !)
1 Common Swift (very attractive male)
1 Lime-speck Pug (new !)
1 Clouded Silver (new !)
1 Lead-coloured Pug (new !)
1 White Ermine
1 Diamondback (new !) - no photo
1 Esperia sulphurella
1 macromoth TBD



Some of these IDs are bit tentative (pugs are so tricky to ID!)

Light Emerald (Campaea margaritata)

Light Emerald (Campaea margaritata)


TBD

Moth - Can't ID this one - advice welcome

Dwarf Pug (Eupithecia tantillaria)

Dwarf Pug (Eupithecia tantillaria)?


Lead-coloured Pug

Moth - Can't ID this one - advice welcome


Clouded Silver (Lomographa temerata)

Clouded Silver (Lomographa temerata)


Lead-coloured Pug (Eupithecia plumbeolata)

Lead-coloured Pug (Eupithecia plumbeolata)??

TBD

Moth - Can't ID this one - advice welcome

Lime-speck Pug (Lupithecia centaureata)

Lime-speck Pug (Lupithecia centaureata)



Moth totals

Total Species 35 (33 in garden)

Total moths 118

2 comments:

Bennyboymothman said...

Good going Jerry, thats a good catch
I will help with id's on Flickr.

JerryL said...

Cheers Ben, I appreciate your help.