At the moment.... mostly about moths

Friday, 19 June 2009

Moth Trap 41

I hadn't set the trap for a few days, but last night it was up once more. This morning revealed 40 moths, a new record, the bulk though being Heart and Darts.

Heart and Dart 30
Large Yellow Underwing 2
Common Marbled Carpet 1
Mottle Pug 2
Dark Arches 2 (new !)
Light Arches 1
Setaceous Hebrew Character 1
Coronet 1
Dusky Brocade 1

Dark Arches (Apamea monoglypha) - farily sure this is correct

Dark Arches (Apamea monoglypha)

Green Arches - not sure about this though?

Dusky Brocade (Apamea remissa)

Can't ID, advice welcome

Moth totals

Total Species 57 (54 in garden)

Total moths 448


Bennyboymothman said...

Hey Jerry
Here to help again

Some fantastic Moths there my man

the first yep you are right a Dark Arches, they are pretty big aren't they!

your second one is a Varied Coronet, well done!!! thats a good un!

The last is Dusky Brocade :)

Marvin said...

Congratulations on your new moth trap record. The markings on that Varied Coronet are really intricate.