Sep 292020

I ran a garden moth trap overnight on 28th September – results as follows in no particular order:-

Setaceous Hebrew Character 1; Brimstone Moth 3; Black Rustic 3; Lesser Yellow Underwing 3; Large Yellow Underwing 5; Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing 1 (female); Lunar Underwing 9; The Snout 1; Shuttle-shaped Dart 2; Red-green Carpet 1; Common Marbled Carpet 2; Pale Mottled Willow 2; Riband Wave 1; Willow Beauty 2; Light Emerald 1; Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) 1; Eudonia Mercurella 1:  17 species / 39 moths

Black Rustic
Red-green Carpet
Light Emerald
Sep 112020
Moth Trap - 10th-11th September

I ran a garden moth trap overnight 10th September. The results are as follows in no particular order:- Palpita vitrealis (Olive-tree Pearl) 1 (5th county record); Vine’s Rustic 1; Centre-barred Sallow 1; Large Yellow Underwing 13; Lesser Yellow Underwing 16; Square-spot Rustic 1; Lunar Underwing 7; Willow Beauty 1; Garden Carpet 3; Mouse Moth 1; Common Marbled Carpet 2:  11 species / 47 moths

Sep 022020
Moth Trap 1st - 2nd September

I ran a garden Moth Trap over night on 1st September. The results are as follows, in no particular order. Copper Underwing 3; Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing – female 1; Brimstone Moth 2; Willow Beauty 1; Large Yellow Underwing 16; Green Carpet 1; Common Marbled Carpet 4; Lesser Yellow Underwing 5; Flounced Rustic 3; Setaceous Hebrew Character 2; Square-spot Rustic 2; Uncertain 2; Silver Y 2; Common Wainscot 1; Garden Carpet 1; Grey Pine Carpet 1; Double-striped Pug 1; Dark Marbled Carpet 1; Bryotropha affinis (Dark Neb) 1; Agriphila geniculea (Elbow-stripe Grass Veneer) 9; Epiphyas postvittana (Light-brown Apple Moth) 5; Acleris […]

Aug 212020
Moth Trap - 20th - 21st August 2020

I ran a garden moth trap over night on 20th August 2020. Overnight wind and rain ruined what would otherwise have been a pretty good session. The results are as follows in no particular order:-  Willow Beauty 5; Brimstone Moth 8; Lime-speck Pug 2; Setaceous Hebrew Character 5; Large Yellow Underwing 27; Garden Carpet 2; Common Wainscot 7; Silver Y 12; Shuttle-shaped Dart 3; Green Carpet 1; Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing 4; Lesser Yellow Underwing 4; Double-striped Pug 3; Flame Shoulder 5; Marbled Beauty 6; Dark Arches 1; Spectacle 1; Gold Spot 2; Dusky Thorn 2; Canary-shouldered Thorn 1; Square-sport […]

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