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Offwell Mothathon

A 48 hour moth extravaganza! - Results Day 1

Night of 25th/26th July 2003 - 146 species & 1344 individuals
(Total for the 2 Days was 178 species & 2360 individuals)

4 Robinson Traps; 4 Skinner Traps; 3 Heath Traps; 1 22W Actinic Trap; 1 sheet with 125W bulb.

Clear sky until ca. 02.00, light cloud cover until 03.30 then cleared again; temp – max 13C, min11C.

 

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Microlepidoptera - Micro moths
English Name Scientific Name

No of sites

No. seen

Stigmella aurella

1

2

Stigmella gei

1

1

Stigmella hemargyrella

1

1

Caloptilia stigmatella

1

1

Phyllonorycter hilarella

1

1

Phyllonorycter maestingella

1

1

Argyresthia brookiella

2

2

Argyresthia goedartella

1

2

Argyresthia pruniella

1

1

Ypsolopha parenthesella

3

3

Diamond-back Moth Plutella xylostella

1

1

Digitivalva pulicariae

1

1

Coleophora serratella

1

1

Carcina quercana

6

9

Agonopteryx heracliana

1

1

Scrobipalpa costella

1

1

Helcystogramma rufescens

2

2

Blastobasis lignea

4

5

Aethes rubigana

1

1

Eupoecilia angustana

1

1

Pandemis cerasana

1

1

Pandemis heparana

2

4

Celypha striana

2

2

Celypha lacunana

1

1

Epinotia brunnichana

1

1

Epiblema uddmanniana

1

1

Cydia splendana

3

6

Codling Moth Cydia pomonella

2

2

Chrysoteuchia culmella

4

13

Agriphila straminella

2

7

Agriphila tristella

2

2

Catoptria pinella

2

5

Eudonia delunella

1

2

Udea prunalis

1

1

Udea olivalis

1

2

Rusty-dot Pearl Udea ferrugalis

1

1

Mother of Pearl Pleuroptya ruralis

2

2

Rush Veneer Nomophila nocutella

2

2

 

 

Macrolepidoptera
English Name Scientific Name

No of sites

No. seen

Devonshire Wainscot       *more here Mythimna putrescens

1

1

The Drinker Philudoria potatoria

5

5

Scalloped Hook-tip Falcaria lacertinaria

4

5

Oak Hook-tip Drepana binaria

3

6

Pebble Hook-tip Drepana falcataria falcataria

1

2

Peach Blossom Thyatira batis

1

1

Buff Arches Habrosyne pyritoides

3

10

Large Emerald Geometra papilionaria

3

5

Common Emerald Hemithea aestivaria

2

2

Clay Triple-lines Cyclophora linearia

2

3

Small Blood Vein Scopula imitaria

1

1

Small Fan-footed Wave Idaea biselata

5

36

Riband Wave Idaea aversata

5

32

Plain Wave Idaea straminata

1

1

Red Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe spadicearia

4

5

Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe ferrugata

3

3

Shaded Broad-bar Scotopteryx chenopodiata

1

1

Common Carpet Eppirhoe alternata alternata

2

2

Yellow Shell Camptogramma bilineata bilineata

1

1

Small Phoenix Ecliptopera silaceata

4

7

Common Marbled Carpet
Important information here
Chloroclysta truncata

2

2

Grey Pine Carpet Thera obeliscata

2

2

Spruce Carpet Thera britannica

1

2

July Highflyer Hydriomena furcata

5

57

Scallop Shell Rheumaptera undulata

2

2

Cloaked Carpet Euphyia biangulata

2

2

Sharp-angled Carpet Euphyia unangulata

2

2

The Rivulet Perizoma affinitata

1

2

Small Rivulet Perizoma alchemillata

2

2

The V-pug Chloroclystis v-ata

2

2

Dingy Shell Euchoeca nebulata

1

1

Waved Carpet Hydrelia sylvata

1

2

The Magpie Abraxas grossulariata

1

1

Clouded Border Lomaspilis marginata

6

14

Scorched Carpet Ligdia adustata

1

1

Peacock Moth    (Awaiting confirmation) Semiothesa notata

1

1

Tawny-barred Angle Semiothisa liturata

3

5

Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata

3

5

Bordered Beauty Epione repandaria

2

3

Early Thorn Selenia dentaria

8

25

Purple Thorn Selenia tetralunaria

1

1

Scalloped Oak Crocaollis elinguaria

2

2

Swallow-tailed Moth Ourapteryx sambucaria

1

1

Peppered Moth Biston betularia

4

10

Willow Beauty Peribatodes rhomboidaria

7

17

Feathered Beauty
Important information here
Peribatodes secundaria

4

13

Mottled Beauty Alcis repandata repandata

7

16

Brussels Lace Cleorodes lichenaria

3

3

The Engrailed Ectropis bistortata

5

15

Common White Wave Cabera pusaria

4

7

Common Wave Cabera exanthemata

4

5

Light Emerald Campaea margaritata

3

7

Barred Red Hylaea fasciaria

2

2

Privet Hawk-moth Sphinx ligustri

1

2

Poplar Hawk-moth Laothoe populi

3

3

Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila elpenor

2

2

Buff Tip Phalera bucephala

3

4

Iron Prominent Notodonta dromedarius

1

1

Pebble Prominent Eligmodonta ziczac

4

8

Lesser Swallow Prominent Pheosia gnoma

1

2

Coxcomb Prominent Ptilodon capucina

7

12

Pale Prominent Pterostoma palpina

4

4

Black Arches Lymantria monacha

4

30

Rosy Footman Miltochrista miniata

7

34

Dingy Footman Eilema griseola

2

4

Buff Footman Eilema deplana

4

13

Common Footman Eilema lurideola

5

32

Buff Ermine Spilosoma luteum

1

1

Ruby Tiger Phragmatobia fuliginosa fuliginosa

5

7

The Cinnabar Tyria jacobaeae

1

50

Heart And Club Agrotis clavis

1

1

Heart And Dart Agrotis exclamationis

1

2

Dark Sword-grass Agrotis ipsilon

1

1

Flame Shoulder Ochropleura plecta

4

7

Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba

3

9

Lesser Yellow Underwing Noctua comes

2

2

Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua janthina

4

4

Least Yellow Underwing Noctua interjecta

2

2

True Lover's Knot Lycophotia porphyrea

2

2

Purple Clay Diarsia brunnea

2

3

Double Square-spot Xestia triangulum

1

1

Bright-line Brown-eye Lacanobia oleracea

3

3

The Campion Hedena rivularis

1

1

The Clay Mythimna ferrago

2

3

Smoky Wainscot Mythimna impura impura

1

4

The Coronet Craniophora ligustri

5

11

The Dun-bar Cosmia trapezina

4

7

Dark Arches Apamea monoglypha

3

8

Slender Brindle Apamea scolopacina

5

9

Rufous Minor Oligia versicolor

2

2

Common Rustic Mesapamea secalis

8

52

Bulrush Wainscot Nonagria typhae

1

1

Small Rufous Coenobia rufa

1

2

The Uncertain Hoplodrina alsines

2

4

The Rustic Hoplodrina blanda

4

7

Nut-tree Tussock Colocasia coryli

4

11

Beautiful Golden Y Autographa pulchrina

1

1

Silver Y Autographa gamma

3

3

The Spectacle Abrostola triplasia

1

1

Beautiful Hook-tip Laspeyria flexula

2

2

Straw Dot Rivula sericealis

3

4

The Snout Hypena proboscidalis

2

6

White-line Snout Schrankia taenialis

1

1

Pinion-streaked Snout Shrankia costaestrigalis

2

2

Common Fan-foot Pechipogo strigilata

1

1

The Fan-foot Herminia tarsipenallis

2

2

Small Fan-foot Herminia nemoralis

3

5

Results Day 2

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