Thursday, 27 June 2013

Blomer's Rivulet

Amongst c30 species in a trap in a friends woodland last night were two of these beautiful little moths. An Nb species.

Blomer's Rivulet

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  1. What a good record and a beautiful moth! I presume there are plentiful Wych Elm in the woodland?
    Carolyn.

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    1. I assume there is Wych Elm there. I had a quick look around where the trap was but nothing looked like Elm to me, but my tree skills are minimal. There must be Elm of some description because we caught a Clouded Magpie in the same trap, another Elm feeder.

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  2. We caught one at Llanerchaeron in Aug 2012. Amazingly no photo of it!
    We are there again on the 11th Aug so hopefully might catch one again.

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    1. Thanks Liz, I thought we had one there but I didn't keep a record. According to Peter's records there were 2 records for it last year, I wonder where the other one was. Waring says flight season is May to early July, but Fowles has records in to August.

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