Moth records from the Garden

Moth trapping in the Garden is now happening on a regular basis with the input of Edinburgh Natural History Society and MSc student Tom Dawes.

Records from 29th/30th August:

Ypsolopha dentella (Honeysuckle moth) – 2; Blastobasis adustella – 9+; Large Yellow Underwing – 57; Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing – 1; Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing – 1; Copper Underwing – 3; Mouse Moth – 1; Mottled Beauty – 2; Flounced Rustic – 1; Dun-bar – 1; Acleris sp. – 1; White-line Dart – 1; ?Brown House Moth – 1; probable Ingrailed Clay – 1; Agriphila tristella – 1; Dark Arches – 1.

Copper Underwing.

Copper Underwing.

Mottled Beauty.

Mottled Beauty.

Marbled Beauty.

Marbled Beauty.

Records from 10th/11th August:

Mottled Beauty – 1; Large Yellow Underwing – 43; Fan-foot – 1; Lesser Yellow Underwing – 3; Large Broad-boardered Yellow Underwing – 1; Golden Dart – 1; Dotted Clay – 1; Small Fan-foot Wave? – 1.

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  1. martyn dickson

    Hi Max does the study include looking at/recording the micro moths? such as the leaf-mining moths of the Gracillariidae family.

    best wishes

    Martyn

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