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Thursday, 18 August 2011

Lesser moths, but more quality

The last few nights trapping have been reasonable, although I would like to see a return of warmer weather. On the 13th, I managed to get my third record of Lychnis, the 15th produced the first Flounced Rustic of the year, but last night was the best, with five new for the years, including my second record of Lesser Treble-bar.

13th, 15th, and 17th August aggregate list:
12 Riband Wave
11 Large Yellow Underwing
8 Shuttle-shaped Dart
7 Copper Underwing
4 Svensson's Copper Underwing
3 Willow Beauty
3 Dunbar
3 Vine's Rustic
3 Marbled Beauty NFY
3 Common Rustic sp.
2 Dark Arches
2 Uncertain
2 Yellow Shell
2 Flounced Rustic NFY
1 Beautiful Hook-tip
1 Brimstone
1 Turnip
1 Double-striped Pug
1 Common Carpet
1 Iron Prominent
1 Small Phoenix
1 Flame Shoulder
1 Small Rivulet
1 Flame Carpet
1 Lychnis NFY
1 Square-spot Rustic NFY
1 Old Lady NFY
1 Mouse Moth NFY
1 Green Carpet NFY
1 Lesser Treble-bar NFY

Marbled Beauty


Flounced Rustic

Square-spot Rustic

Mouse Moth

Old Lady

Lesser Treble-bar

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