Jul 282017
 

A trap at Kings Newton on 26th-27th July produced a Eulamprotes atrella, which maybe a new micro moth for Derbyshire. In addition a variety of Macro moths including Dusky Thorn, Pebble Prominent, Knot Grass, Sallow Kitten, Maple Pug, Angle Shades, Magpie Moth and Drinker. Also Puss Moth caterpillars were coming along nicely.

Eulamprotes atrella – Kings Newton, Derbyshire – 27th July 2017 – Tony Davison© – a probable first record of this species for Derbyshire.

Knot Grass – Kings Newton, Derbyshire – 27th July 2017 – Tony Davison©

Dusky Thorn – Kings Newton, Derbyshire – Tony Davison©

Pebble Prominent – Kings Newton, Derbyshire – Tony Davison©

Puss Moth Caterpillar – above 2 images – Kings Newton, Derbyshire – Tony Davison©

 

 

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