6th May 2017

Late putting up info but here is a selection from Saturday Night, 6 new for year and one new for garden (15.041  [BF 0321a] Phyllonorycter platani)

73.001  [BF 2450] Spectacle (Abrostola tripartita) – second picture explains the name

73.001 [BF 2450] Spectacle (Abrostola tripartita)73.001 [BF 2450] Spectacle (Abrostola tripartita)

72.049  [BF 2043] Orange Footman (Eilema sororcula)

72.049 [BF 2043] Orange Footman (Eilema sororcula)

71.025  [BF 1994] Buff-tip (Phalera bucephala)

71.025 [BF 1994] Buff-tip (Phalera bucephala)

73.267  [BF 2160] Bright-line Brown-eye (Lacanobia oleracea)

73.267 [BF 2160] Bright-line Brown-eye (Lacanobia oleracea)

70.168  [BF 1846] Narrow-winged Pug (Eupithecia nanata)

70.168 [BF 1846] Narrow-winged Pug (Eupithecia nanata)

70.100  [BF 1776] Green Carpet (Colostygia pectinataria)

70.100 [BF 1776] Green Carpet (Colostygia pectinataria)

70.049  [BF 1728] Garden Carpet (Xanthorhoe fluctuata)

70.049 [BF 1728] Garden Carpet (Xanthorhoe fluctuata)

72.020  [BF 2060] White Ermine (Spilosoma lubricipeda)

72.020 [BF 2060] White Ermine (Spilosoma lubricipeda)

15.041  [BF 0321a] Phyllonorycter platani – NFG

From Hants Moths – Local in parks and urban areas, discovered new to Britain in London in 1990, since when it has spread through the southern counties of the UK and has reached the West Country and Midlands. Found in Hampshire for the first time in 1998 in Southampton and on the Isle of Wight in 2004, becoming more frequent and widespread. Wingspan 9-10.5 mm.

15.041 [BF 0321a] Phyllonorycter platani

Cheers

Andy

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