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

Thursday, 16 April 2015

15th April 2015 ... Latest Moths --

8.1 deg C minimum
Clear.
This one is probably on everyone's top ten favourite moth list ...
The Herald
The Herald ... Scoliopteryx libatrix
 ... and this one is probably on everyone's least favourite list, "It's all a matter of taste," said the Bull as he kissed the Pig.
Brown House Moth
Brown House Moth ... Hofmannophila pseudospretella
Both of the above were added to the garden year list.
A cool front came through right on dusk last night on a light breeze which had a very fresh feel to it, not ideal mothing conditions,  32 moths of 15 species were recorded compared to 61 of 15 species on the previous night.
The catch:-
0647 Hofmannophila pseudospretella, Brown House Moth 1, year first
0688 Agonopterix heracliana, Common Flat-body, 1
0998 Epiphyas postvittana, Light Brown Apple Moth, 2
1497 Amblyptilia acanthadactyla, Beautiful Plume, 1
1524 Emmelina monodactyla, Common Plume, 5
1862 Double-striped Pug, 12
1917 Early Thorn, 1
2186 Powdered Quaker, 1
2187 Common Quaker, 7
2188 Clouded Drab, 1
2190 Hebrew Character, 1
2243 Early Grey, 3
2306 Angle Shades, 1
2389 Pale Mottled Willow, 1
2469 Herald, 1, year first




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