Saturday, April 15, 2006

Nut-tree Tussock and Dotted Chestnut

Two new moths for me during a good session trapping at my parent's place in Hampshire. The Nut-tree Tussock was a female and laid a good batch of eggs in a pot. Follow the attempts to rear these through on the Nut-tree Tussock Blog

125W MV Skinner:
1881 Early Tooth-striped (Trichopteryx carpinata), 1
1927 Brindled Beauty (Lycia hirtaria), 1
1930 Oak Beauty (Biston strataria), 2
2182 Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda), 11
2186 Powdered Quaker (Orthosia gracilis), 1
2187 Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi), 8
2188 Clouded Drab (Orthosia incerta), 2
2189 Twin-spotted Quaker (Orthosia munda), 6
2190 Hebrew Character (Orthosia gothica), 10
2243 Early Grey (Xylocampa areola), 1
*2260 Dotted Chestnut (Conistra rubiginea), 1
*2425 Nut-tree Tussock (Colocasia coryli), 1
* = first for me

Dotted Chestnut (Conistra rubiginea)

Nut-tree Tussock (Colocasia coryli)

Oak Beauty (Biston strataria)

Brindled Beauty (Lycia hirtaria)

Oak & Brindled Beauties

Early Tooth-striped (Trichopteryx carpinata)

Powdered Quaker (Orthosia gracilis)

Nikon CP P4 & 995

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