Sunday, 3 August 2014
2nd Aug 2014 .. Oranges and Lemons
Two additions to the garden macro moth list ....
Shuttle-shaped Darts are now filling the traps with 40 recorded and Vine's Rustic 2nd generation are now with us.
The recent wave of Pyrausta aurata are very purple compared with the earlier brown examples and could easily be confused with Pyrausta purpurea.
A micro turned up last night which has me confused.
I thought it was Agriphila straminella But this one has a double chevron and a hint of silvery wing tips which are a little worn.
Not a good photo, just a quick snap to help me list the species. . .
I didn't retain it so that's the best shot I have of it.
228 . Monopis weaverella was a new for year micro ...