At the moment.... mostly about moths

Thursday, 3 June 2010

Moth Trap 81

Today illustrated why I like mothing. I opened the trap to find an Eyed Hawkmoth:

Eyed Hawk Moth (Smerinthus ocellata)

What a truly beautiful and amazing creature and new for me!

Not only that I found this little micro which I think is called Scoparia pyralella and also new for me:

Scoparia pyralella



Apart from that I had a Shuttle-shaped Dart and a Vine's Rustic

Life total: 119
Garden total: 102
2010 total species: 25
2010 total moths: 89

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