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

Saturday, 12 July 2008

From the garden trap - 30/06/2008

Another good night.
Total catch 100 of 48sp.
(125W MV 38 of 31sp., 80W actinic 52 of 27sp.)

First for the year in garden:
Large Fruit-tree Tortrix (Archips podana) 2
Clepsis consimilana 1
Acleris forsskaleana 1
Garden Pebble (Evergestis forficalis) 1
Lackey (Malacosoma neustria) 1
Small Emerald (Hemistola chrysoprasaria) 1
Foxglove Pug (Eupithecia pulchellata) 1
Short-cloaked Moth (Nola cucullatella) 1
Golden Plusia (Polychrysia moneta) 1
Plain Golden Y (Autographa jota) 1
Highest counts:
Heart and Dart (Agrotis exclamationis) 14
Large Yellow Underwing (Noctua pronuba) 7
Other highlights:
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla 1

The overall total for June was 1340 of 144sp. from 15 nights trapping.
The overall total for the year to date is 2170 of 193sp.

Golden Plusia - superb moth

Amblyptilia acanthadactyla

Garden Pebble

Poplar Hawk-moth (on side of trap)

Small Emerald - a garden tick last year

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