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.


Friday, 23 September 2011

Species List for 22/9/2011

The first Blair's Shoulder-knot of the year.

Code Taxon Vernacular Individuals
998 Epiphyas postvittana Light Brown Apple Moth 2
1356 Evergestis forficalis Garden Pebble 1
1911 Ennomos autumnaria Large Thorn 1
1914 Ennomos fuscantaria Dusky Thorn 2
1937 Peribatodes rhomboidaria Willow Beauty 3
2087 Agrotis segetum Turnip Moth 2
2107 Noctua pronuba Large Yellow Underwing 44
2109 Noctua comes Lesser Yellow Underwing 6
2126 Xestia c-nigrum Setaceous Hebrew Character 11
2134 Xestia xanthographa Square-spot Rustic 1
2194 Mythimna albipuncta White-point 3
2232 Aporophyla nigra Black Rustic 1
2240 Lithophane leautieri Blair's Shoulder-knot 1 NFY
2255 Polymixis lichenea Feathered Ranunculus 5
2267 Agrochola lychnidis Beaded Chestnut 2
2270 Omphaloscelis lunosa Lunar Underwing 22
2297 Amphipyra pyramidea Copper Underwing 1
2299 Amphipyra tragopoginis Mouse Moth 3
2306 Phlogophora meticulosa Angle Shades 1
2353 Luperina testacea Flounced Rustic 1
2361 Hydraecia micacea Rosy Rustic 1
2384 Hoplodrina ambigua Vine's Rustic 1
2389 Paradrina clavipalpis Pale Mottled Willow 1
2477 Hypena proboscidalis Snout 1

117 Moths of 24 Species, (22 Macro species,114 moths; 2 Micro species, 3 moths)

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