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

Sunday, 24 May 2009

From the garden trap, 22/05/2009

I haven't run the garden traps much in May - either too windy, too cold or too wet (or all three). But with conditions improving, this was the first decent catch of the spring with a garden tick to boot. Total catch 86 of 30sp. (125W MV 36 of 20sp., 80W actinic 50 of 20sp.) First for the garden: Nematopogon swammerdamella 1 Rest of the catch: Tinea trinotella 3 Argyresthia trifasciata 2 Ash Bud Moth (Prays fraxinella) 2 Brown House Moth (Hofmannophila pseudospretella) 1 White-shouldered House Moth (Endrosis sarcitrella) 1 Scrobipalpa acuminatella 1 Light Brown Apple Moth (Epiphyas postvittana) 7 Twenty-plume Moth (Alucita hexadactyla) 2 Small Magpie (Eurrhypara hortulata) 1 Garden Carpet (Xanthorhoe fluctuata) 9 Common Marbled Carpet (Chloroclysta truncata) 10 Broken-barred Carpet (Electrophaes corylata) 2 Green Carpet (Colostygia pectinataria) 5 Mottled Pug (Eupithecia exiguata) 5 Currant Pug (Eupithecia assimilata) 1 Common Pug (Eupithecia vulgata) 12 White-spotted Pug (Eupithecia tripunctaria) 1 Grey Pug (Eupithecia subfuscata) 1 Brimstone Moth (Opisthograptis luteolata) 2 Scalloped Hazel (Odontopera bidentata) 1 Common White Wave (Cabera pusaria) 1 Clouded Silver (Lomographa temerata) 7 Muslin Moth (Diaphora mendica) 1 Shuttle-shaped Dart (Agrotis puta) 1 Bright-line Brown-eye (Lacanobia oleracea) 1 Hebrew Character (Orthosia gothica) 1 Angle Shades (Phlogophora meticulosa) 1 Large Nutmeg (Apamea anceps) 1 Rustic Shoulder-knot (Apamea sordens) 2 Scalloped Hazel Common White Wave Clouded Silver Garden Carpet (f. thules) Broken-barred Carpet

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