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Offwell Mothathon

A 48 hour moth extravaganza! - Results Day 2

Night of 26th/27h July 2003 - 125 Species & 1016 individuals
(Total for the 2 Days was 178 species & 2360 individuals)

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

Clear sky all night; light wind; temp: max 15C, min13C.

 

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Microlepidoptera
English Name Scientific Name

No of sites

No. seen

Stigmella sorbi

1

1

Stigmella tityrella

1

1

Caloptilia robustella

1

1

Phyllonorycter maestingella

1

1

Argyresthia brookiella

3

5

Anthophila fabriciana 1 6
Argyresthia goedartella

5

7

Argyresthia retinella

1

1

Ypsolopha dentella

1

1

Ypsolopha parenthesella

2

5

Diamond-back Moth Plutella xylostella

1

1

Orthotelia sparganella

2

3

Endrosis sarcitrella

1

1

Carcina quercana

1

1

Helcystogramma rufescens

1

1

Blastobasis lignea

3

5

Agapeta hamana

2

2

Aethes rubigana

2

2

Epiphyas postvittana

1

1

Grey Tortrix Cnephasia stephensiana

1

1

Acleris hastiana

1

1

Celypha lacunana

2

4

Hedya nubiferana

1

1

Ancylis unguicella

1

1

Cydia splendana

3

4

Chrysoteuchia culmella

4

14

Agriphila straminella

8

94

Agriphila tristella

3

5

Catoptria pinella

4

8

Brown China-mark Elophila nympheata

4

4

Evergestis pallidata

2

3

Pyrausta cespitalis

1

1

Small Magpie Eurrhypara hortulata

1

2

Udea olivalis

1

2

Rusty-dot Pearl Udea ferrugalis

1

1

Mother of Pearl Pleuroptya ruralis

9

35

Bee Moth Aphomia sociella

1

1

Cryptoblabes bistriga

1

1

Phycita roborella

2

3

Rush Veneer Nomophila nocutella

3

14

White Plume Moth Pterophorus pentodactyla 1 1

 

 

Macrolepidoptera
English Name Scientific Name

No of sites

No. seen

The Drinker Philudoria potatoria

3

9

Scalloped Hook-tip Falcaria lacertinaria

2

3

Pebble Hook-tip Drepana falcataria falcataria

3

4

Buff Arches Habrosyne pyritoides

7

32

Small Fan-footed Wave Idaea biselata

10

71

Single-dotted Wave Idaea dimidiata

3

4

Riband Wave Idaea aversata

10

44

Flame Carpet Xanthorhoe designata

1

1

Red Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe spadicearia

7

16

Shaded Broad-bar Scotopteryx chenopodiata

2

2

Common Carpet Eppirhoe alternata alternata

1

2

Small Phoenix Ecliptopera silaceata

7

33

Dark Marbled Carpet Chloroclysta citrata citrata

2

2

Spruce Carpet Thera britannica

1

6

July Highflyer Hydriomena furcata

10

119

Scallop Shell Rheumaptera undulata

6

7

Cloaked Carpet Euphyia biangulata

1

1

Sandy Carpet Perizoma flavofasciata

1

1

The V-pug Chloroclystis v-ata

4

5

Dingy Shell Euchoeca nebulata

1

1

Small White Wave Asthena albulata

1

1

Waved Carpet Hydrelia sylvata

1

1

Clouded Border Lomaspilis marginata

5

14

Tawny-barred Angle Semiothisa liturata

1

1

Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata

1

3

Bordered Beauty Epione repandaria

2

3

Early Thorn Selenia dentaria

3

14

Purple Thorn Selenia tetralunaria

3

4

Scalloped Oak Crocaollis elinguaria

2

5

Swallow-tailed Moth Ourapteryx sambucaria

1

1

Peppered Moth Biston betularia

5

19

Willow Beauty Peribatodes rhomboidaria

2

5

Feathered Beauty
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Peribatodes secundaria

5

15

Mottled Beauty Alcis repandata repandata

1

3

Brussels Lace Cleorodes lichenaria

1

1

The Engrailed Ectropis bistortata

6

27

Common White Wave Cabera pusaria

2

3

Common Wave Cabera exanthemata

1

1

Clouded Silver Lomographa temerata

1

1

Light Emerald Campaea margaritata

9

26

Poplar Hawk-moth Laothoe populi

1

2

Buff Tip Phalera bucephala

2

3

Iron Prominent Notodonta dromedarius

2

5

Pebble Prominent Eligmodonta ziczac

4

7

Lesser Swallow Prominent Pheosia gnoma

3

12

Swallow Prominent Pheosia tremula

1

1

Coxcomb Prominent Ptilodon capucina

2

4

Pale Prominent Pterostoma palpina

6

15

Chocolate-tip Clostera curtula

1

2

Black Arches Lymantria monacha

9

107

Rosy Footman Miltochrista miniata

8

55

Dingy Footman Eilema griseola

6

19

Buff Footman Eilema deplana

10

92

Common Footman Eilema lurideola

10

156

Ruby Tiger Phragmatobia fuliginosa fuliginosa

2

8

Heart And Dart Agrotis exclamationis

2

7

Flame Shoulder Ochropleura plecta

8

48

Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba

7

46

Lesser Yellow Underwing Noctua comes

1

2

Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua janthina

1

2

Least Yellow Underwing Noctua interjecta

2

3

True Lover's Knot Lycophotia porphyrea

1

1

Purple Clay Diarsia brunnea

3

5

Setaceous Hebrew Character Xestia c-nigrum

1

1

Double Square-spot Xestia triangulum

2

2

The Clay Mythimna ferrago

2

3

Smoky Wainscot Mythimna impura impura

4

6

The Coronet Craniophora ligustri

1

1

Marbled Green Cryphia muralis muralis

1

1

Small Angle Shades Euplexia lucipara

1

1

The Dun-bar Cosmia trapezina

4

5

Dark Arches Apamea monoglypha

4

6

Slender Brindle Apamea scolopacina

6

18

Rufous Minor Oligia versicolor

2

2

Common Rustic Mesapamea secalis

5

48

Small Rufous Coenobia rufa

5

10

The Uncertain Hoplodrina alsines

5

31

The Rustic Hoplodrina blanda

3

15

Nut-tree Tussock Colocasia coryli

6

13

Silver Y Autographa gamma

2

7

Beautiful Hook-tip Laspeyria flexula

1

1

Beautiful Snout Hypena crassalis

1

2

The Snout Hypena proboscidalis

5

12

White-line Snout Schrankia taenialis

1

2

Pinion-streaked Snout Shrankia costaestrigalis

2

3

Marsh Oblique-barred Hypenodes humidalis

1

1

(Total for the 2 Days was 178 species & 2360 individuals)

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