Monday, 4 September 2017

Haddington, 2/9/17

Gatecrashing a moth trapping reveal in Haddington on the way to a fungal foray, where these two lovely Sallows - Pink-barred and Centre-barred - were among the catch

Also Autumnal Rustic


Thursday, 31 August 2017

Dalgety Bay, Downing Point and Bathing house, 30/08/2017

Downing point, MV 21:00-22:30

Flame Carpet Xanthorhoe designata
Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa
Flounced Rustic Luperina testacea
Grey Chi Antitype chi
Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba
Lesser Yellow Underwing Noctua comes
Copper Underwing Amphipyra pyramidea

Bathing house, Actinic 21:00-22:30

Parsnip Moth Depressaria radiella
Riband Wave Idaea aversata
Lesser Yellow U/W Noctua comes


Thursday, 24 August 2017

Dalgety Bay Garden, 23/08/2017 (Grey Chi)

Species
Dun-bar Cosmia trapezina
Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba
Lesser Yellow Underwing Noctua comes
LBBYU Noctua janthe
Yellow Shell Camptogramma bilineata
Grey Chi * Antitype chi
Common Rustic agg. Mesapamea secalis agg.
Flounced Rustic Luperina testacea
Honeysuckle Moth Ypsolopha dentella

* Grey Chi is new for the garden.

Pics

Grey Chi
Flounced Rustic


Acleris forsskaleana

Monday, 21 August 2017

Dalgety Bay, Garden, 19/08/2017 (Antler)

Species list
Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba (45)
Lesser Yellow Underwing Noctua comes (5)
LBBYU Noctua janthe (35)
Riband Wave Idaea aversata (1)
Small Fan-foot Wave Idaea biselata (1)
Antler Moth Cerapteryx graminis (2)
Flame Carpet Xanthorhoe designata (1)
Dun-bar Cosmia trapezina (4)

Pics

Antler - new for garden





Monday, 24 July 2017

Dalgety Bay, Garden, 23/07/2017

Species list
Honeysuckle Moth (1) Ypsolopha dentella
Acleris forsskaleana
Bramble Shoot Moth (1) Notocelia uddmanniana
Common Lutestring (1) Ochropacha duplaris
July Highflyer (1) Hydriomena furcata
Double-striped Pug (1) Gymnoscelis rufifasciata
Brimstone Moth (1) Opisthograptis luteolata
Scalloped Oak (8) Crocallis elinguaria
Mottled Beauty (1) Alcis repandata
Snout (1) Hypena proboscidalis
Dark Arches (3) Apamea monoglypha
Dun-bar (2) Cosmia trapezina
LYU (15) Noctua pronuba
LBBYU (8)Noctua janthe
Gothic (1) Naenia typica

Pictures





Bramble Shoot Moth

Bramble Shoot Moth

Acleris forsskaleana

Friday, 21 July 2017

Dalgety Bay, Garden, 20/07/2017

Species list:

Udea prunalis A pyralid moth
Evergestis forficalis Garden Pebble
Hydriomena furcata July Highflyer
Opisthograptis luteolata Brimstone Moth
Crocallis elinguaria Scalloped Oak
Alcis repandata Mottled Beauty
Cabera pusaria Common White Wave
Campaea margaritaria Light Emerald
Autographa gamma Silver Y
Acronicta psi Grey Dagger
Apamea lithoxylaea Light Arches
Mesapamea secalis agg. Common Rustic agg.
Mythimna impura Smoky Wainscot
Noctua pronuba Large Yellow Underwing
Noctua janthe LBBYU
Xestia baja Dotted Clay



Pictures:
Common White Wave

Udea prunalis

Scalloped Oak

Garden Pebble

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Dalgety Bay, headtorch, 18/07/2017

Species list

White-shouldered House Moth Endrosis sarcitrella
Furness Dowd Blastobasis adustella
Beautiful Plume Amblyptilia acanthadactyla
Bee Moth Aphomia sociella
Udea lutealis
Mother of Pearl Pleuroptya ruralis
Common Grey Scoparia ambigualis
Small Fan-footed Wave Idaea biselata
Yellow Shell Camptogramma bilineata
Twin-spot Carpet Mesotype didymata
Rivulet Perizoma affinitata
Sandy Carpet Perizoma flavofasciata
Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata
Swallow-tailed Moth Ourapteryx sambucaria
Mottled Beauty Alcis repandata
Snout Hypena proboscidalis
Dark Arches Apamea monoglypha
Light Arches Apamea lithoxylaea
Smoky Wainscot Mythimna impura
Clay Mythimna ferrago
Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba

Photos