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

Saturday, 14 June 2008

From the garden trap - 08/06/2008

A good catch including another garden first. The MV trap completely outperformed the actinic for a change.

Total catch 159 of 50sp.
(125W MV 92 of 43sp., 67 of 28sp.)

First for the garden:
Plutella porrectella 1

First for the year in the garden:
Red-barred Tortrix (Ditula angustiorana) 1
Marbled Orchard Tortrix (Hedya nubiferana) 3
Udea olivalis 1
Thistle Ermine (Myelois circumvoluta) 1
Common White Wave (Cabera pusaria) 1
Coxcomb Prominent (Ptilodon capucina) 1
Large Yellow Underwing (Noctua pronuba) 1
Dusky Brocade (Apamea remissa) 1
Highest counts:
Green Pug (Pasiphila rectangulata) 15
Common Marbled Carpet (Chloroclysta truncata) 14
Heart and Dart (Agrotis exclamationis) 14
Clouded Silver (Lomographa temerata) 12
Marbled Minor agg. (Oligia strigilis agg.) 8
Other highlights:
May Highflyer (Hydriomena impluviata) 1
Eyed Hawk-moth (Smerinthus ocellata) 1

Plutella porrectella

Eyed Hawk-moth

Light Emerald

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