Jul 282017
Possible New Micro Moth for Derbyshire

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 […]

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Aug 012016
A Big RSPB Wild Sleepout Weekend in Tywyn

A great weekend in Tywyn was had by all. Some “Mothyn”, “Walkyn”, “Lazyn” on the Beach “Sunyn” and “Eatyn” – Superb. Here’s the results. First the Moth Trap – Overnight on 30th July – Garden Trap using a 125watt Blended Bulb – 40 species – 70 moths – Highlights apart from photos below – Magpie Moth; […]

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Jul 222016
A selection of Moths trapped at Spring Cottages

The following images are a selection of moths that were trapped overnight on 20th July 2016 at Spring Cottages, Overseal, Leicestershire.  Agriphila selasella – above 3 images – A localised species – Tony Davison© – Note the white longitudinal streak, that splits into three or four fine branches Coleophora deauratella – above 2 images – One […]

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