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

Tuesday, 1 July 2008

From the garden trap - 24/06/2008

Best night of the year so far for species numbers, including 12 garden yearticks. The MV well outperformed the actinic.

Total catch 146 of 54sp.
(125W MV 91 of 42sp., 80W actinic 55 of 29sp.)

First for year in garden:
Tinea semifulvella 1
Blastodacna hellerella 2
Pseudargyrotoza conwagana 2
Eucosma cana 1
Bud Moth (Spilonota ocellana) 1
Codling Moth (Cydia pomonella) 2
Garden Grass-veneer (Chrysoteuchia culmella) 3
Yellow Shell (Camptogramma bilineata) 1
Spinach (Eulithis mellinata) 1
Barred Yellow (Cidaria fulvata) 1
Flame (Axylia putris) 1
Rustic (Hoplodrina blanda) 1
Highest counts:
Heart and Dart (Agrotis exclamationis) 24
Marbled Minor agg. (Oligia strigilis agg.) 11
Light Brown Apple Moth (Epiphyas postvittana) 8
Apple Leaf Miner (Lyonetia clerkella) 7
Green Pug (Pasiphila rectangulata) 7

Elephant Hawk-moth - do pink and olive go together?

Tinea semifulvella - small

Blastodacna hellerella - tiny

Codling Moth - a major pest of orchard apples

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