Monday, 31 October 2016

Gem

From the garden trap last night: Red-green Carpet x 2; Common Marbled Carpet x 3; November Moth agg. x 3; Feathered Thorn; Black Rustic; Green-brindled Crescent; Merveille du Jour; Angle Shades x 2; Epiphyas postvittana; and a new moth for me, a Gem.

Gem (female)

3 comments:

  1. Very nice, the 38th county record and only the 5th non-RIS record. Last recorded in the south west in Cardigan in 1975.

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  2. Lucky you Sarah! Bet you were shocked to see it in the trap, Christmas comes early in Aberporth!

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  3. Thanks - a really nice surprise. It was actually on the glass on the back of the door, so I'm glad it didn't fly off when I went out.

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