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

Saturday, 10 May 2008

From the garden trap - 09/05/2008

Similar numbers to yesterday, with the two traps performing almost identically.

Total catch 34 of 20sp.
(125W MV 17 of 13sp., 80W actinic 17 of 14sp.)

Tinea trinotella 1
Caloptilia syringella 1
Argyresthia trifasciata 3
Brown House Moth (Hofmannophila pseudospretella) 1
White-shouldered House Moth (Endrosis sarcitrella) 2
Semioscopis steinkellneriana 1
Light Brown Apple Moth (Epiphyas postvittana) 4
Twenty-plume Moth (Alucita hexadactyla) 2
Chinese Character (Cilix glaucata) 3
Garden Carpet (Xanthorhoe fluctuata) 1
Green Carpet (Colostygia pectinataria) 2
Sandy Carpet (Perizoma flavofasciata) 1
Brimstone Moth (Opisthograptis luteolata) 3
Brindled Beauty (Lycia hirtaria) 1
Pale Tussock (Calliteara pudibunda) 1
Least Black Arches (Nola confusalis) 1
Shuttle-shaped Dart (Agrotis puta) 1
Clouded Drab (Orthosia incerta) 2
Hebrew Character (Orthosia gothica) 2
Early Grey (Xylocampa areola) 1

Caloptilia syringella - I've already mentioned that I like this group, and this is probably my favourite of the commoner species. Go on - click for a large view.

Sandy Carpet

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