At the moment.... mostly about moths

Wednesday, 24 June 2009

Moth trap 43

After missing a few nights for one reason or another the old trap was run again last night, 60 caught and 2 new species

Willow beauty 1
Common Marbled Carpet 1
Heart and Dart 36
Large Yellow Underwing 4
Dot Moth 1 (new !)
Light Arches 1
Dark Arches 7
Minor sp 5
Pale Mottled Willow 2
Small Magpie 2 (new !)

Dot Moth ((Melanchra persicareae)

Dot Moth (Melanchra persicareae)

Small Magpie (Eurrhypara hortulata)

Small Margpie  (Eurrhypara hortulata)

Moth Counts

Total Species 59 (56 in garden)

Total moths 586

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