15th April 2017

Trap was put out last night with a good cross section of moths regardless of the weather being chilly still and 2 new for year (NFY). Will try again tonight as the micro moths are a bit conspicuous by their absence at the moment.

Classification Taxon Vernacular Individuals Status
Moths & butterflies Orthosia cerasi Common Quaker 2 Common
Moths & butterflies Orthosia gothica Hebrew Character 2 Common
Moths & butterflies Orthosia incerta Clouded Drab 2 Common
Moths & butterflies Orthosia gracilis Powdered Quaker 2 Common
Moths & butterflies Drymonia ruficornis Lunar Marbled Brown 2 Local
Moths & butterflies Colocasia coryli Nut-tree Tussock 2 Common
Moths & butterflies Polyploca ridens Frosted Green 2 Local
Moths & butterflies Lycia hirtaria Brindled Beauty 1 Common
Moths & butterflies Diaphora mendica Muslin Moth 1 Common
Moths & butterflies Notodonta ziczac Pebble Prominent 1 Common

73.032 [B&F: 2425] Nut-tree Tussock (Colocasia coryli)

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70.248 [B&F: 1927] Brindled Beauty (Lycia hirtaria)

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72.022 [B&F: 2063] Muslin Moth (Diaphora mendica) – NFY

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71.013 [B&F: 2003] Pebble Prominent (Notodonta ziczac) – NFY

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