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

Monday, 1 June 2015

30th May ... Latest garden Moths

Flaming June eh .... 6 degrees last night, roll on Summer.
Here are the moths that have been added to the garden year list over the last 3 nights.
May 29th
Cacoecimorpha pronubana, Carnation Tortrix (male)
Common Wainscot ... Mythimna pallens
May 30th
Large Tabby, 2 x variations of Common Marbled Carpet, Willow Beauty and Small Square-spot
Aglossa pinguinalis ... Large Tabby

Chloroclysta truncata ... Common Marbled Carpet
Chloroclysta truncata ... Common Marbled Carpet

Peribatodes rhomboidaria ... Willow Beauty

Diarsia rubi ... Small Square-spot
May 31st
Just the one micro moth to add.
Anania hortulata, (ex. Eurrhypara hortulata) ... Small Magpie
May has been a disappointing month, with temperatures well below the seasonal average.
This is reflected in the moth counts, which are down on previous years, as well as the number of species ...
May 2010 ... 61 species
May 2011 ... 98 species
May 2012 ... 96 species
May 2013 ... 68 species
May 2014 ... 89 species
May 2015 ... 57 species

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