At the moment.... mostly about moths

Thursday, 4 June 2009

Moth Trap 32

A crowded trap this morning, by my standards anyway, although nearly all of the same species! Those Heart and Darts just keep on coming. 21 moths in total (new record) , 2 new species.

Heart and Dart 14
Heart and club 1
Buff Ermine 2 (new !)
Common Marbled Carpet 1
Setaceous Hebrew Character 1
Shuttle-shaped Dart 1
The Flame 1 (new !)

Buff Ermine (Spilosoma luteum)

Buff Ermine (Spilosoma luteum)

The Flame (Axilia putris)

The Flame (axilia putris)

Moth totals

Total Species 53 (50 in garden)

Total moths 260

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