At the moment.... mostly about moths

Monday, 4 May 2009

Moth trap 8

5 moths in the trap this morning, plus 2 more seen last night flying when I checked the trap at about 10-30.

3 Common Quaker
1 Hebrew Character
2 Brimstone Moth (new !) (not in trap, but seen last night)
1 Campion (new !)

Campion (Hadena rivularis)

Campion (Hadena rivularis)

The most attractive moth I've caught so far, in the hand the pink colouration was very obvious. Another fairly common species from what I can gather.

Moth totals:

Total Species 8
Total moths 32

1 comment:

Bennyboymothman said...

I've never had a Campion! beautiful, although I had a similiar Lychnis the other night.