Monday, 25 August 2014

21/22 August 2014

Moths caught on the night of the 21st and 22nd August 2014
totalled 24 of 10 different species in my Back Garden in Howdon
They were as follows:

647 Hofmannophila pseudospretella Brown House Moth 1
998 Epiphyas postvittana Light Brown Apple Moth 1
1305 Agriphila tristella 2
1405 Pleuroptya ruralis Mother of Pearl 1
1862 Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Double-striped Pug 1
2107 Noctua pronuba Large Yellow Underwing 12
2109 Noctua comes Lesser Yellow Underwing 1
2298 Amphipyra berbera Svenssons Copper Underwing 1
2299 Amphipyra tragopoginis Mouse Moth 3
2343x Mesapamea secalis Common Rustic agg 1

Here are pictures of a few of them
0998 Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana
1305 Agriphila tristella
1405 Mother of Pearl Pleuroptya ruralis 
 1862 Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata
 2107 Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba - 12
 2109 Lesser Yellow Underwing Noctua comes
2298 Svenssons Copper Underwing Amphipyra berbera 
2299 Mouse Moth Amphipyra tragopoginis 
2343x Common Rustic agg Mesapamea secalis 

Remember, I am not infallible (as most of you probably know) so if I have made an Identification error please let me know, I dont mind admitting when I am wrong as it is one of the ways you learn

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