Wednesday, August 10, 2005

More Hants Moths

A session at my parents' garden in the Test Valley near Stockbridge.

146 moths of 48 species
** = first for me
0424 Bird-cherry Ermine (Yponomeuta evonymella) 1
1260 Chestnut Tortrix (Cydia splendana) 1
1304 Agriphila straminella 4
1305 Agriphila tristella 8
**1306 Agriphila inquinatella 2
1309 Agriphila geniculea 3
1316 Catoptria falsella 2
1331 Water Veneer (Acentria ephemerella) 3
1338 Dipleurina lacustrata 1
1356 Garden Pebble (Evergestis forficalis) 1
1405 Mother of Pearl (Pleuroptya ruralis) 4
1470 Euzophera pinguis 1
1640 The Drinker (Euthrix potatoria) 1
1702 Small Fan-footed Wave (Idaea biselata) 1
1713 Riband Wave (Idaea aversata) ab. remutata 2
1713 Riband Wave (Idaea aversata) typical 1
1722 Flame Carpet (Xanthorhoe designata) 1
1759 Small Phoenix (Ecliptopera silaceata) 1
1868 Lesser Treble-bar (Aplocera efformata) 1
1890 Sharp-angled Peacock (Semiothisa alternaria) 2
1906 Brimstone Moth (Opisthograptis luteolata) 4
1913 Canary-shouldered Thorn (Ennomos alniaria) 1
1937 Willow Beauty (Peribatodes rhomboidaria) 1
1981 Poplar Hawk-moth (Laothoe populi) 3
2003 Pebble Prominent (Eligmodonta ziczac) 2
2006 Lesser Swallow Prominent (Pheosia gnoma) 1
2007 Swallow Prominent (Pheosia tremula) 4
2009 Maple Prominent (Ptilodontella cucullina) 1
2011 Pale Prominent (Pterostoma palpina) 3
2030 Yellow-tail (Euproctis similis) 1
2037 Rosy Footman (Miltochrista miniata) 1
2044 Dingy Footman (Eilema griseola) 5
2044 Dingy Footman (Eilema griseola) ab. stramineola 2
2060 White Ermine (Spilosoma lubricipeda) 1
2064 Ruby Tiger (Phragmatobia fuliginosa) 1
2087 Turnip Moth (Agrotis segetum) 1
2092 Shuttle-shaped Dart (Agrotis puta) 8
2102 Flame Shoulder (Ochropleura plecta) 13
2107 Large Yellow Underwing (Noctua pronuba) 3
2111 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing (Noctua janthe) 11
2112 Least Yellow Underwing (Noctua interjecta) 2
2123 Small Square-spot (Diarsia rubi) 2
2126 Setaceous Hebrew Character (Xestia c-nigrum) 4
2134 Square-spot Rustic (Xestia xanthographa) 1
2318 The Dun-bar (Cosmia trapezina) 1
2343x Common Rustic agg. (Mesapamea secalis agg.) 4
2353 Flounced Rustic (Luperina testacea) 14
2384 Vine's Rustic (Hoplodrina ambigua) 1
2450 The Spectacle (Abrostola tripartita) 4
2474 Straw Dot (Rivula sericealis) 5


Sharp-angled Peacock (Semiothisa alternaria)



Rosy Footman (Miltochrista miniata)


The Drinker (Euthrix potatoria)


Lesser Treble-bar (Aplocera efforma)


Agriphila inquinatella


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4 comments:

Nan said...

Fascinating! Can you recommend a good field guide for moths? I'm in the U.S., but I'm hoping if there is a good publisher, perhaps there might be versions for different geographic areas.

Brian said...

This is a god place to start looking for info on US moths:
http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/distr/lepid/moths/mothsusa.htm

Brian said...

This is a good place to start looking for info on US moths:
http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/distr/lepid/moths/mothsusa.htm

Brian said...

This is a good place to start looking for info on US moths:
http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/distr/lepid/moths/mothsusa.htm