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



2 comments:

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.