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

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

22nd March 2011...Garden Update

Another great night weather-wise, with temperatures staying into double figures for most of the evening.
The cloud cover had gone by 22.30 and temps slowly fell to a min of 3.6 deg in the early morning hours.
70 moths of 12 species were caught, which is a very high total for my town garden at this time of year.
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ALUCITA HEXADACTYLA, 1288, The Twenty-plume Moth
Another view of this strange moth, showing the wing structure.
A. hexadactyla

MARCH MOTH 1663


CLOUDED DRAB 2188



DOUBLE-STRIPED PUG Totals :-
29 x Common Quaker
13 x Double-striped Pug
7 x Early Grey
4 x Clouded Drab
4 x Emmelina monodactyla
4 x Agonopterix heracliana
3 x Hebrew Character
2 x Diurnea fagella
1 x March Moth
1 x Small Quaker
1 x Chestnut
1 x Alucita hexadactyla *FFY
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325 moths (234 macro, 91 micro) of 26 species (17 macro, 9 micro)





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