Birds, Leps, Observations & Generalities - the images and ramblings of Mark Skevington. Sometimes.

Tuesday, 6 July 2010

From the garden trap 05/07/2010

Last night the garden traps were back out though the conditions were not great (clear and cool) and the catch this morning showed a marked decline from a few days ago.

Total catch 129 of 50sp.
(125W MV 73 of 34, 80W/100W actinic-tungsten combo 56 of 33)

First for year in garden:
0426 Apple Ermine (Yponomeuta malinellus) 1
2343x Common Rustic agg. (Mesapamea secalis agg.) 4

Highest counts:
2321 Dark Arches (Apamea monoglypha) 23
2381 Uncertain (Hoplodrina alsines) 11
2089 Heart and Dart (Agrotis exclamationis) 6
2098 Flame (Axylia putris) 6

Best of the rest:
1168 Gypsonoma sociana 1
1634 Lackey (Malacosoma neustria) 2
1981 Poplar Hawk-moth (Laothoe populi) 1


Lesser Common / Common Rustic

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