Monday, 18 June 2012

Buff-tip the best

The moth trap went out last night though with the temperature dropping to 7.8C  overnight, the contents this morning were fairly poor.

8 moths of 7 species  were -
Light Brown Apple Moth (Epiphyas postvittana) 1
Silver-ground Carpet (Xanthorhoe montanata) 1
Buff-tip (Phalera bucephala) 1
Turnip Moth (Agrotis segetum) 1
Heart and Dart (Agrotis exclamationis) 1
Shuttle-shaped Dart (Agrotis puta) 1
Clouded-bordered Brindle (Apamea crenata) 2


Light Brown Apple Moth

Turnip Moth

with a Marbled Minor agg. (Oligia sp.) on the wall later.

Marbled Minor agg.

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