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

Saturday, 5 October 2013

4th Oct 2013 ... 2nd generations

The decent summer has produced a few 2nd generation moths.
Brown "stuff" numbers are decreasing at last...
Last nights trap catch :-
0998 ... Epiphyas postvittana .. Light Brown Apple Moth x 4
1048 ... Acleris variegana .. Garden Rose Tortrix x 2
1342 ... Eudonia angustea .. Narrow-winged Grey
1413 ... Hypsopygia costalis .. Gold Triangle
1415 ... Orthopygia glaucinalis .. Double-striped Tabby
1524 .. Emmelina monodactyla .. Common Plume
1637 ... Small Emerald
1637 ... Small Emerald

1699 ... Least Carpet
1707 ... Small Dusty Wave x 2
1711 ... Treble Brown Spot
1711 ... Treble Brown Spot

1745 ... Mallow
1937 ... Willow Beauty x 5
2087 ... Turnip Moth
I've been keeping an eye out for the migrant Pearly Underwing, which are very similar to Turnip moth.
After checking out Tony Morris's blog, Mothing at the hidden house, a useful pic of the "punk mohican hairstyle" of a Pearly Underwing had been posted, so I have posted a Turnip Moth comparison from last nights catch .....
Pearly Underwing ... (photo ... Tony Morris)
Turnip Moth from my garden trap last night
.....The other way to tell them apart is to check the hindwings but the hairdo seems to be  a good fieldmark.
Check out Tonys blog at http://tonysmothstoidentiy.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/species-list-for-3102013.html#comment-form
2107 ... Large Yellow Underwing x 20
2109 ... Lesser Yellow Underwing x 17
2110 ... Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
2126 ... Setaceous Hebrew Character x 12
2231 ... Deep-brown Dart, male
2231 ... Deep-brown Dart

2232 ... Black Rustic x 3
2240 ... Blair's Shoulder-knot x 11
2267 ... Beaded Chestnut x 3
2306 ... Angle Shades x 5
2389 ... Pale Mottled Willow x 12
2477 ... Snout





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