Tuesday 28 April 2020

Llangeitho moths

Trap in a more gardened area last night, among shrubs and Miscanthus, yielding 40 moths of 17 species. Notable for me were four Scorched Wing, two Flame Shoulder, two Brown Silver-line, a Pale-shouldered Brocade and a Scalloped Hazel.

Scalloped Hazel

Flame Shoulder

Pale-shouldered Brocade

Scorched Wing
Brown Silver-line
The last was extremely restive, even after an hour in the fridge; it escaped but was re-found and photographed on a window frame, as was the Scorched Wing.

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