At the moment.... mostly about moths

Saturday, 11 July 2009

Moth Trap 51

Another good catch, 37 moths in total and 7 new species

Large Yellow Underwing 1
Heart and dart 3
Heart and Club 2
Bright-line brown-eye 4
Light arches 1
Dark Arches 8
Uncertain 2
Dot Moth 1
Mother of Pearl 1 (new !)
Mottled Beauty 1
Spectacle 1 (new !)
Endotricha flammealis 1 (new !)
Common Footman 3
Lime speck Pug 1
Riband Wave 3
Small Magpie 1
Grey Dagger 1
Small Fan-footed wave 1 (new !)
Acleris forsskaleana 1 (new !)
Toadflax Brocade 1
Marbled Beauty 1 (new)

Mother of Pearl - a lovely moth

Mother of Pearl (Pleuroptya ruralis)


Spectacle (Abrostola tripartita)

Endotricha flammealis

Endotricha flammealis

Small Fan-footed wave

Small Fan-footed Wave (Idaea biselata)

Acleris forsskaleana - a cracker

Acleris forsskaleana

Marbled Beauty


Toadflax Brocade


Moth Counts

Total Species 94 (91 in garden)

Total moths 906


Bennyboymothman said...

That Mother of Pearl is a cracker, agreed!
Your other Moths are

second from botom : a (quite dark) Marbled Beauty

bottom: Toadflax Brocade (well done!)

JerryL said...

Thanks Ben - didn't spot it was the toadflax, more worn than the previous ones.