Sunday, 8 September 2013

Norfolk moths: Rockland St. Peter garden, 7 September 2013

A sudden drop in temperature and a second cold (<10°C), clear night with a light breeze led to a quiet night in the trap. Red Underwing was new, lurking in the top of the box.

Macros (16 spp.):-

Colostygia pectinataria Green Carpet 1
Opisthograptis luteolata Brimstone Moth 2
Peribatodes rhomboidaria Willow Beauty 1
Ochropleura plecta Flame Shoulder 1
Noctua pronuba Large Yellow Underwing 1
Noctua comes Lesser Yellow Underwing 2
Diarsia rubi Small Square-spot 2
Xestia c-nigrum Setaceous Hebrew Character 1
Xestia xanthographa Square-spot Rustic 1
Mythimna albipuncta White-point 2
Mythimna pallens Common Wainscot 1
Atethmia centrago Centre-barred Sallow 2
Hydraecia micacea Rosy Rustic 1
Diachrysia chrysitis Burnished Brass 2
Catocala nupta Red Underwing 1
Hypena proboscidalis Snout 1

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