Saturday, 16 February 2013

Spring moths

The garden trap on Thursday night produced no moths, but trapping in a mixed woodland on Friday night produced some species which you can expect to see in the Spring. A total of 27 moths of 6 species, 4 macros and 2 micros. The macros were ....


                                                                          Pale brindled beauty (3) ....




















.... Dotted border (3) ....










.... Spring usher (1) and ....












..... Chestnut (10).








The micros were ....


                                             Tortricodes alternella


                                            Ypsolopha ustella

Posted by Tony


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