Wednesday, 31 May 2017

May Moths and a July One

 

Cypress Carpet - a month earlier than expected according to 'Waring and Townsend' which states that it's on the wing in late June/July and October/November.
 
Trapped last night, in order of appearance - 8 Common Pug, 1 Flame, 2 Brimstone, 1 Scorched Wing, 5 Common Marbled Carpet, 4 Lime-speck Pug, 3 Green Pug, 3+ Vine's Rustic, 17 Heart and Dart, 1 Small Seraphim, 7 Small Magpie, 1 Common Swift, 2 Garden Carpet, 4 Silver Y, several Light Brown Apple Moth, 3 Ruddy Streak, 1 Eyed Hawkmoth, 1 Peppered Moth, 1 Orange Footman, 1 Figure of Eighty, 1 Southern Bell, 1 Coastal Pearl, 1 Freyer's Pug, 1 Pale Tussock, 1 Ringed China-mark, 2 Olive Pearl, 2 Meadow Grey, 1 Marsh Grey, 6 Flame Shoulder, 4 Treble lines, 3 Shuttle-shaped Dart, 1 Narrow-winged Grey, 1 Lychnis, 2 Middle-barred Minor, 3 Small Square-spot, 3 Minor Agg, 2 Setaceous Hebrew Character, 3 Rusty-dot Pearl, 1 Large Yellow Underwing, 1 Cypress Carpet, 1 Small Dusty Wave, 1 Ruddy Carpet, 1 Angle Shades, 1 Grey Pug, 1 Common Carpet, 1 Willow Beauty and 1 Mottled Rustic.


Freyer's Pug


Middle-barred Minor


Scorched Wing


Common Swift


Figure of Eighty


Orange Footman


Lychnis


Large Yellow Underwing


Ringed China-mark


Marsh Grey - Eudonia pallida


Silver Y - a noticeably pallid individual and one of 4 in the trap last night. The only other immigrants were 3 Rusty-dot Pearl.


Olive Pearl - Udea olivalis  - a common and distinctive micro.


Small Seraphim

 
Common Pug
 

Cockchafer

 
Sheildbug sp
 
 

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