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

Monday, 5 May 2014

4th May 2014 ... Garden Moths latest

Night temperatures are slowly creeping up again as are the species numbers.
A late afternoon saunter in the garden produced a few common micros and a check of the shed windows yielded 13 x Mompha subbistrigella and a White-shouldered House-moth.
Three additions to the year list were added during the evening, Platyedra subcinerea, Flame Shoulder and Rustic Shoulder-knot.
409a ... Argyresthia trifasciata 1
0648 ... Endrosis sarcitrella 1
0649 ... Esperia sulphurella 1
0697 ... Agonopterix arenella 1
0808 ... Platyedra subcinerea 2, year first (and second)
0892 ... Mompha subbistrigella 13
0985 ... Cacoecimorpha pronubana 2, Carnation Tortrix
0998 ... Epiphyas postvittana 5, Light Brown Apple Moth
1342 ... Eudonia angustea 1
1361 ... Pyrausta aurata 3
1728 ... Garden Carpet, 2
1761 ... Small Waved Umber, 1
1834 ... Common Pug, 2
1883 ... Yellow-barred Brindle, 1
1906 ... Brimstone Moth, 2
2019 ... Chocolate-tip, 1
2092 ... Shuttle-shaped Dart, 10
2102 ... Flame Shoulder, 1, year first
2306 ... Angle Shades, 1
2334 ... Rustic Shoulder-knot, 1, year first
2389 ... Pale Mottled Willow, 1

Above ... Platyedra subcinerea
Below ... Flame Shoulder

Above ... Rustic Shoulder-knot

Also found on the shed window, a small beetle about 4-5mm long which I haven't noticed before, in fact there were 3 of them.
I don't know the ID ...

Other beetles

Harlequin Ladybirds in cop, showing diverse colour and pattern
and below, 14-spot Ladybirds

Above, 2-spot Ladybird

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