Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Moths in trap 25 June 2010

Here's the list of moths etc in our 80W MV Skinner trap on overnight on 25 June 2010. Any suggestions for the photos below very welcome.
* means first sighting here.

Previously on 19 June, I trapped an Elephant Hawkmoth for the first time.

Common Swift x 1
Silver-ground Carpet x 10
Spectacle x 7
Map-winged Swift x 2
The Flame x 1
Peach Blossom x 1
Beautiful Golden Y x 7
Small Magpie x 1
Flame Shoulder x 2
Gray Dagger sp x 1
Coronet x 1
Double-square Spot x 1
* Garden Tiger x 1
Poplar Hawkmoth x 1
* Buff Ermine x 1
Green Carpet x 1
Heart and Dart x 1
* Marbled Minor x 4
* ? Tawny Marbled Minor x 2
Dark Arches x 2
Pale-shouldered Brocade x 2
* Lychnis x 1
Brimstone x 1

Green Carpet

Grey Dagger sp

Marbled Minor

Lychnis moth Lychnis moth

Double Square Spot moth Double Square Spot

Buff Ermine moth Buff Ermine

Map-winged Swift moth Map-winged Swift

Garden Tiger moth Garden Tiger

?Tawny Marbled Minor moth ?Tawny Marbled Minor

Elephant Hawkmoth
Elephant Hawkmoth

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