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

Saturday, 7 June 2008

From the garden trap - 06/06/2008

Total catch 111 of 42sp.
(125W MV 41 of 24sp., 80W actinic 70 of 34sp.)

First for year in garden:
Blastobasis lacticolella 1
Agapeta hamana 1
Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix (Pandemis cerasana) 1
Plum Tortrix (Hedya pruniana) 1

Epiblema trimaculana 1
Light Emerald (Campaea margaritata) 1
Eyed Hawk-moth (Smerinthus ocellata) 1
Pale Prominent (Pterostoma palpina) 1
Snout (Hypena proboscidalis) 1
Highest counts:
Common Marbled Carpet (Chloroclysta truncata) 16
Garden Carpet (Xanthorhoe fluctuata) 8
Freyer's Pug (Eupithecia intricata arceuthata) 8
Green Carpet (Colostygia pectinataria) 7
Other highlights:
May Highflyer (Hydriomena impluviata) 3
Lime Hawk-moth (Mimas tiliae) 1

Lime Hawk-moth - this is a fat reddish female

May Highflyer - this individual is very well marked and of the typical form but is actually unusual for my garden

Grey Pug

Pale Prominent - or piece of wood

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