Monday, 5 May 2014

Norfolk moths: Walnut Tree Farm, Rocklands, 4 May 2014

Camping with moth trap at Walnut Tree Farm, Rocklands. 3.0°C at 04h30. Mostly clear skies. Waxing crescent moon set in early evening. Light SE breeze, becoming calm by dawn. Heavy dew.

Macro-moths (47 moths of 17 spp.):-

Xanthorhoe spadicearia Red Twin-spot Carpet 1
Laothoe populi Poplar Hawk-moth 1
Notodonta ziczac Pebble Prominent 2
Pheosia tremula Swallow Prominent 1
Ptilodon capucina Coxcomb Prominent 1
Clostera curtula Chocolate-tip 3
Calliteara pudibunda Pale Tussock 2
Diaphora mendica Muslin Moth 17
Agrotis exclamationis Heart and Dart 1
Agrotis puta Shuttle-shaped Dart 1
Ochropleura plecta Flame Shoulder 2
Orthosia gracilis Powdered Quaker 1
Orthosia gothica Hebrew Character 9
Xylocampa areola Early Grey 1
Apamea crenata Clouded-bordered Brindle 1
Apamea sordens Rustic Shoulder-knot 1
Abrostola tripartita Spectacle 2

Micro-moths (1 moths of 1 spp.):-

Anania (Phlyctaenia) coronata Elder Pearl 1

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