Monday, 22 April 2019

Mullein, Tawny Shears, Digitivalva pulicariae and Esperia sulphurella

Mullein, Tawny Shears and Digitivalva pulicariae from last night's garden trap and Esperia sulphurella new for the garden from a few days ago:

Mullein
Tawny Shears
Digitivalva pulicariae
Esperia sulphurella

2 comments:

  1. Mullein was first recorded in Ceredigion in 1995 and this is the 36th record. It is more frequently seen as a caterpillar than an adult. Only 14 of the 36 records are adult moths. Sarah has recorded 16 of the 36 all in the Aberporth area.

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  2. And, to put in my twopence worth... Digitivalva pulicariae is the seventh record for the county all down south. I found E.sulphurella on the greenhouse roof two days ago too, it must be their time to emerge in vc46. ;-)

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