Insects: Lepidoptera: moths


Flatropers Wood survey update

Although this Lappet at Woods Mill yesterday stole the show, being one of my long standing bogeys, we did have a number of interesting records from Flatropers Wood on the survey there. The best being the nationally scarce (Nb) White-line Snout which was new to me and the very attractive micro Caloptilia alchimiella. Other nice moths included Satin Lutestring and the nationally scarce Anania...

NMN Tick

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Got me a mothy tick on National Moth Night. We've got unprecedented vehicular access to a large wood in VC55 this year - Swithland Wood. Lots of very old mature oaks in the area I was trapping with good species range despite the less than ideal conditions and torrential deluge an hour after dark ......

Catch included Epagoge grotiana - new for me. This site is likely to throw up some good stuff - new for VC55 Rosy Marbled taken there a couple of weeks ago.


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