At the moment.... mostly about moths

Friday, 26 June 2009

Moth trap 44

Lots of moths - 61 in total including 9 new species - , some of which I haven't yet IDed


Common Marbled Carpet 1
Common Footman 2 (new !)
Heart and Dart 35
Large Yellow Underwing 3
The Flame 1
Minor sp 3
Light Arches 1
Dark Arches 4
Bright line brown eye 1
Buff Ermine 1
Common Emerald 1 (new !)
Poplar Hawkmoth 1 (new !)
L-album Wainscot 1 (new !)
Clouded Silver 1
Marbled Beauty 1 (new !) - but not sure at all
Double Square-spot 1 (new !) - but not 100%
Light Brown apple moth 1
Micros TBD 3


Common Footman

Common Footman ((Eilema lurideola)

Common Emerald - sorry about the poor photo

Common Emerald (Hemithea aestivaria)

Poplar Hawkmoth - really pleased to get a hawkmoth at last

Poplar Hawkmoth (Laothoe populi)

L-album Wainscot - quire rare this one, but fairly sure of ID

L-album Wainscot (Mathimna l-album)

Marbled Beauty- but not sure at all

Marbled Beauty??


Double Square-spot

Triple Spotted Clay (Xestia ditrapezium)


Crambus pascuella

Micro sp

Pammene aurita - what a beauty

Micro moth sp

Chrysoteuchia culmella

Micro moth sp

Oh, and water boatman sp

Water Boatman sp


Moth Counts

Total Species 68 (65 in garden)

Total moths 647


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