At the moment.... mostly about moths

Sunday, 31 May 2009

Moth trap 28

12 Moths attracted overnight, 2 new species. I also saw 2 additional moths yesterday which I disturbed whilst gardening, namely 1 Light Emerald and 1 Evergestis forticalis.

4 Heart and Dart
2 Vine'sRustic
1 Spruce Carpet
1 Peppered Moth (new !)
2 Common Swift
2 Green Oak Tortrix (new !)


Green Oak Tortrix (Tortrix viridana)

Timothy Tortrix (Aphelia paleana)

Peppered Moth (Bistom betularia) - What a great moth!

Peppered Moth (Bistom betularia)


Moth totals

Total Species 44 (42 in garden)

Total moths 198

1 comment:

Bennyboymothman said...

Hey Jerry
That is Green Oak Tortrix ;)
nice!