Saturday, 4 June 2011

The Contents Of This Morning's Moth Trap

Well there were no new species for the garden last night, but there were more moths with 153 of 29 species...

1 Flame Carpet

3 Common Marbled Carpet

3 Pug sp.

4 Willow Beauty

1 Mottled Beauty

2 Brimstone

3 Elephant Hawkmoth

1 White Ermine
1 Pale Tussock

86 Heart and Dart
7 Flame

2 Flame Shoulder

3 Setaceous Hebrew Character

2 Vine's Rustic
4 Large Yellow Underwing
2 Ingrailed Clay

3 Marbled Minor

3 Rufous Minor
5 Middle-barred Minor

3 Treble Lines

1 Lychnis
1 Knot Grass

1 Miller
1 Clouded-bordered Brindle

6 Dark Arches

1 Straw Dot

1 Spectacle
1 Silver Y
1 Small Fanfoot

The penultimate moth in that list was the first immigrant in my garden this year! That accolade meant a photo was required...

Silver Y with a Miller just in shot to the right!

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