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

Friday, 9 May 2008

From the garden trap - 07/05/2008

A garden tick is always welcome, even when it's a tiny micro. Phyllonorycter corylifoliella appeared for the first time amongst an improved MV catch.

Total catch 28 of 18sp.
(125W MV 17 of 11sp., 80W actinic 11 of 10sp.)

Incurvaria masculella 1
Parornix anglicella 2
Phyllonorycter corylifoliella 1
White-shouldered House Moth (Endrosis sarcitrella) 1
Semioscopis steinkellneriana 1
Agonopterix alstromeriana 1
Mompha subbistrigella 1
Light Brown Apple Moth (Epiphyas postvittana) 6
Emmelina monodactyla 1
Chinese Character (Cilix glaucata) 1
Garden Carpet (Xanthorhoe fluctuata) 3
Common Pug (Eupithecia vulgata) 1
Brindled Pug (Eupithecia abbreviata) 1
Double-striped Pug (Gymnoscelis rufifasciata) 1
Brimstone Moth (Opisthograptis luteolata) 3
Brindled Beauty (Lycia hirtaria) 1
Swallow Prominent (Pheosia tremula) 1
Hebrew Character (Orthosia gothica) 1

Incurvaria masculella - this is a female (male has feathered antennae)

Brimstone Moth

Brindled Beauty

Swallow Prominent

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