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

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

6th May 2013 ... Purple Patch

1919 ... Purple Thorn ... Selenia tetralunaria
Another great night for the garden mothing.
Purple Thorn has only made one previous appearance so I was pleased to see this one.

Another hit or miss moth is the weird looking Chocolate-tip, this one is the third garden record.....
2091 ... Chocolate-tip ... Clostera curtula
From the exotic to the mundane, a Brown House-moth, the first of many ....
647 ... Hofmannophila pseudospretella ... Brown House-moth
 Waved Umber was also added to the year list .....
1781 ... Waved Umber ... Horisme vitalbata
10 Pugs showed up last night, 8 of them were Double-striped with 2 Brindled .... or are they ?
The bottom picture is definitely a Brindled but the top one looks more like an Oak Tree Pug
Oak-tree Pug ?

1852 ... Brindled Pug ... Epithecia abbreviata
Last nights catch :-
0647 ... Hofmannophila pseudospretella ... Brown House-moth ... 1, YF
0649 ... Esperia sulphurella ... Sulphur Tubic ... 2
0697 ... Agonopterix arenella ... Brindled Flat-body ... 1
0808 ... Platyedra subcinerea ... Mallow Groundling ... 2
0892 ... Mompha subbistrigella ... Garden Cosmet ... 2
0974 ... Argyrotaenia ljungiana ... Heather Tortrix ... 3
0998 ... Epiphyas postvittana ... Light Brown Apple Moth ... 2
1524 ... Emmelina monodactyla ... Common Plume ... 6
1781 ... Waved Umber ... Menophra abruptaria ... 1, YF
1852 ... Brindled Pug ... Epithecia abbreviata ... 2, YF
1862 ... Double-striped Pug ... Gymnoscelis rufifasciata ... 8
1883 ... Yellow-barred Brindle ... Acasis viretata ... 1
1906 ... Brimstone Moth ... Opisthograptis luteolata ... 1
1919 ... Purple Thorn ... Selenia tetralunaria ... 1, YF
2019 ... Chocolate-tip ... Clostera curtula ... 1, YF
2063 ... Muslin Moth ... Diaphora mendica ... 2
2092 ... Shuttle-shaped Dart ... Agrotis puta ... 1
2186 ... Powdered Quaker ... Orthosia gracilis ... 2
2187 ... Common Quaker ... Orthosia cerasi ... 2
2190 ... Hebrew Character ... Orthosia gothica ... 5
2243 ... Early Grey ... Xylocampa areola ... 3


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