At the moment.... mostly about moths

Monday, 29 June 2009

Moth trap 46

Not quite so many moths as recently, but still a good catch and 2 new ones for me. Also, 5 Common Footman - a very attractive species.

Heart and Dart 20
Heart and Club 5
Large Yellow Underwing 2
Uncertain 1
Common Footman 5
Riband Wave 1
Dark arches 1
Light Arches 1
Brown-line Bright-eye 2
Lime speck Pug 1
Least Carpet 1 (new !)
Treble Lines 1
Dun Bar 1 (new !)


Least Carpet

Least Carpet (Idaea rusticata atrosignaria)


Dun Bar

Dun Bar (Cosmia trapezina)


Moth Counts

Total Species 78 (75 in garden)

Total moths 739




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