WINE RACE 2016 .. MATTc380 .. TRENT 353 .. BEN 347 ...... Garden species:- Macros 357, Micros 365, Total 722

Sunday, 13 June 2010

12th June........Ticking along nicely

Last nights better weather saw 100 moths of 40 species in and around the traps. While Shuttle-shaped Darts have tailed off, Heart & Dart are now my most numerous visitor by a long chalk, and the "Kamikaze" Large Yellow Underwings are starting to dive-bomb both me and my traps.
HEART and DART very familiar yet striking moth

GARDEN PEBBLE. a garden first for this micro

DARK ARCHES first for year

VARIED CORONET first for year

PURPLE BAR a garden first

LARGE TABBY 1st record for this large micro

SYCAMORE another garden first

One of two PRIVET HAWKMOTH in the funnel trap
Results :-
20 x Heart & Dart
6 x Willow Beauty
6 x Marbled Minor agg
5 x Large Yellow Underwing
4 x Common Pug
4 x Vine's Rustic
2 x Light Emerald
2 x Rustic Shoulder-knot
2 x Green Pug
2 x Treble Brown-spot
2 x Pale Mottled Willow
2 x Common Wainscot
2 x Privet Hawkmoth
2 x Garden Carpet
2 x Common Swift
2 x Shuttle-shaped Dart
2 x Dark Arches
Wormwood Pug
Setaceous Hebrew Character
Lime Hawkmoth
Buff Ermine
Varied Coronet
Purple Bar
Brimstone Moth
Common Marbled Carpet
Peppered Moth
Iron Prominent
Large Nutmeg
Silver Y
Flame Shoulder
5 x Bee Moth
4 x L.B.Apple moth
3 x Crambus lathoniellus
3 x Emmelina monodactyla
2 x Brown House-moth
1 x Small Magpie
1 x Large Tabby
1 x Garden Pebble


  1. Lovely selection of Moths, a few i've never seen!
    That Pug is difficult to id but yes looks good for Wormwood!

  2. Cheers Ben, after scouring the internet I decided on Wormwood but you can never be 100%