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.


Thursday, 16 June 2016

Species List for 15/6/2016

A first and somewhat tardy Elephant Hawk-moth, and a Broad-barred White.


Code Taxon Vernacular Individuals
17 Hepialus lupulinus Common Swift 2
464 Plutella xylostella Diamond-back Moth 2
998 Epiphyas postvittana Light Brown Apple Moth 9
1063 Celypha striana 3
1711 Idaea trigeminata Treble Brown Spot 1
1728 Xanthorhoe fluctuata Garden Carpet 2
1764 Chloroclysta truncata Common Marbled Carpet 2
1976 Sphinx ligustri Privet Hawk-moth 1
1991 Deilephila elpenor Elephant Hawk-moth 1
2060 Spilosoma lubricipeda White Ermine 1
2061 Spilosoma luteum Buff Ermine 12
2088 Agrotis clavis Heart and Club 1
2089 Agrotis exclamationis Heart and Dart 50
2107 Noctua pronuba Large Yellow Underwing 5
2126 Xestia c-nigrum Setaceous Hebrew Character 8
2157 Lacanobia w-latinum Light Brocade 1
2164 Hecatera bicolorata Broad-barred White 1
2321 Apamea monoglypha Dark Arches 3
2334 Apamea sordens Rustic Shoulder-knot 1
2380 Charanyca trigrammica Treble Lines 2  
2384 Hoplodrina ambigua Vine's Rustic 2

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