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, 20 August 2014

Species List for 19/8/2014

A really cool night with a min temp of 9.2 deg C. 333 moths with more than half of them Setaceous Hebrew Characters. A Tree Lichen Beauty was a bonus.


  
Code Taxon Vernacular Individuals
15 Hepialus sylvina Orange Swift 1
464 Plutella xylostella Diamond-back Moth 2
873 Blastobasis adustella   5
998 Epiphyas postvittana Light Brown Apple Moth 11
1063 Celypha striana   1
1260 Cydia splendana   2
1304 Agriphila straminella   1
1305 Agriphila tristella   13
1309 Agriphila geniculea   2
1682 Timandra comae Blood-vein 1
1713 Idaea aversata Riband Wave 4
1742 Camptogramma bilineata Yellow Shell 1
1782 Horisme tersata Fern 1
1832 Eupithecia assimilata Currant Pug 1
1893 Macaria liturata Tawny-barred Angle 1
1906 Opisthograptis luteolata Brimstone Moth 1
1914 Ennomos fuscantaria Dusky Thorn 1
1931 Biston betularia Peppered Moth 1
1937 Peribatodes rhomboidaria Willow Beauty 2
1961 Campaea margaritata Light Emerald 1
2007 Pheosia tremula Swallow Prominent 4
2061 Spilosoma luteum Buff Ermine 1
2067 Euplagia quadripunctaria Jersey Tiger 1
2089 Agrotis exclamationis Heart and Dart 1
2092 Agrotis puta Shuttle-shaped Dart 4
2102 Ochropleura plecta Flame Shoulder 3
2107 Noctua pronuba Large Yellow Underwing 29
2111 Noctua janthe Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing 20
2126 Xestia c-nigrum Setaceous Hebrew Character 171
2134 Xestia xanthographa Square-spot Rustic 7
2194 Mythimna albipuncta White-point 1
2292 Cryphia algae Tree-lichen Beauty 1
2299 Amphipyra tragopoginis Mouse Moth 2
2306 Phlogophora meticulosa Angle Shades 2
2343 Mesapamea secalis Common Rustic 7
2353 Luperina testacea Flounced Rustic 19
2384 Hoplodrina ambigua Vine's Rustic 5
2389 Paradrina clavipalpis Pale Mottled Willow 1
2441 Autographa gamma Silver Y 1
2450 Abrostola tripartita Spectacle 1

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