Passenger, caught 23/9/2006 (National moth night).

Mothing at St Margaret's

Most of the Moth lists and Photographs are from my garden (TR359450) in the village of St Margaret's at Cliffe in Kent. It is situated about 1Km from the sea and has farmland with in 100 metres. The garden is well shrubbed and about 1600 sq metres. I normally run a 125 MV lamp and a 15W actinic light over-night and once the season gets going a couple of other traps. At the moment both are 25W black Lamps. previously I used a 160W blended lamp in one of them. All traps are home made. Trapping dates refer to the date the trap was put out.
I try and identify all the Macro Moths, with the micros I am not at all systematic, I do more than I used to with the help of the new book, but there are some that do get through.


Sunday, 5 August 2007

Species List for 4/8/2007


Code Taxon Vernacular Individuals
873 Blastobasis adustella   1
977 Archips podana Large Fruit-tree Tortrix 1
1293 Chrysoteuchia culmella Garden Grass-veneer 4
1302 Crambus perlella   5
1304 Agriphila straminella   1
1357 Evergestis extimalis   1
1378 Phlyctaenia coronata   2
1395 Udea ferrugalis Rusty-dot Pearl 1
1405 Pleuroptya ruralis Mother of Pearl 3
1413 Hypsopygia costalis Gold Triangle 1
1415 Orthopygia glaucinalis   1
1417 Pyralis farinalis Meal Moth 1
1424 Endotricha flammealis   1
1428 Aphomia sociella Bee Moth 1
1524 Emmelina monodactyla   1
1651 Cilix glaucata Chinese Character 1
1653 Habrosyne pyritoides Buff Arches 2
1689 Scopula marginepunctata Mullein Wave 1
1699 Idaea rusticata atrosignaria Least Carpet 3
1708 Idaea dimidiata Single-dotted Wave 1
1713 Idaea aversata Riband Wave 8
1724 Xanthorhoe spadicearia Red Twin-spot Carpet 1
1738 Epirrhoe alternata Common Carpet 1
1803 Perizoma alchemillata Small Rivulet 1
1830 Eupithecia absinthiata Wormwood Pug 1
1862 Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Double-striped Pug 2
1884 Abraxas grossulariata Magpie Moth 1
1890 Macaria alternata Sharp-angled Peacock 1
1906 Opisthograptis luteolata Brimstone Moth 5
1931 Biston betularia Peppered Moth 2
1937 Peribatodes rhomboidaria Willow Beauty 4
1984 Macroglossum stellatarum Humming-bird Hawk-moth 1
1991 Deilephila elpenor Elephant Hawk-moth 1
2003 Notodonta ziczac Pebble Prominent 1
2029 Euproctis chrysorrhoea Brown-tail 1
2030 Euproctis similis Yellow-tail 1
2044 Eilema griseola Dingy Footman 8
2047 Eilema complana Scarce Footman 2
2050 Eilema lurideola Common Footman 4
2061 Spilosoma luteum Buff Ermine 4
2064 Phragmatobia fuliginosa Ruby Tiger 2
2089 Agrotis exclamationis Heart and Dart 2
2091 Agrotis ipsilon Dark Sword-grass 1
2092 Agrotis puta Shuttle-shaped Dart 12
2098 Axylia putris Flame 9
2107 Noctua pronuba Large Yellow Underwing 20
2109 Noctua comes Lesser Yellow Underwing 3
2111 Noctua janthe Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing 10
2126 Xestia c-nigrum Setaceous Hebrew Character 1
2128 Xestia triangulum Double Square-spot 1
2134 Xestia xanthographa Square-spot Rustic 2
2198 Mythimna impura Smoky Wainscot 1
2284x Acronicta tridens/psi Dark Dagger / Grey Dagger 3
2295 Cryphia muralis Marbled Green 4
2299 Amphipyra tragopoginis Mouse Moth 4
2318 Cosmia trapezina Dun-bar 1
2321 Apamea monoglypha Dark Arches 2
2343 Mesapamea secalis Common Rustic 10
2382 Hoplodrina blanda Rustic 1
2387 Caradrina morpheus Mottled Rustic 4
2389 Paradrina clavipalpis Pale Mottled Willow 1
2425 Colocasia coryli Nut-tree Tussock 1
2441 Autographa gamma Silver Y 3

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