Sunday 13 April 2014

A Cooler Night

Last night the temperature dropped to 2.8°C and our exposed garden trap had only four moths (Hebrew Character & Common Quaker).  The sheltered wood trap however produced 31 moths of 14 species.  New for us this year were Purple Thorn, Great Prominent, Lunar Marbled Brown and Water Carpet.

Evan & Carolyn.

 Purple Thorn showing dark central spot upper-side hind wing

Purple Thorn typical posture

Lunar Marbled Brown

Water Carpet (FW 17 mm)

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