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.


Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Species List for 11/6/2013

Eleven species on the 11th, can't wait for the end of the month!


Code Taxon Vernacular Individuals
17 Hepialus lupulinus Common Swift 2
672 Depressaria heraclei Parsnip Moth 1
1931 Biston betularia Peppered Moth 1
2089 Agrotis exclamationis Heart and Dart 2
2092 Agrotis puta Shuttle-shaped Dart 1
2126 Xestia c-nigrum Setaceous Hebrew Character 1
2147 Hada plebeja Shears 1
2154 Mamestra brassicae Cabbage Moth 1
2334 Apamea sordens Rustic Shoulder-knot 1
2380 Charanyca trigrammica Treble Lines 2
2441 Autographa gamma Silver Y 1

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