Monday, 27 June 2011

Over the sea to Skye....

945 Aethes cnicana

1133 Epinotia bilunana

1831 Eupithecia absinthiata f. goossensiata Ling Pug (Top)
1832 Eupithecia assimilata Currant Pug (Bottom)

1846 Eupithecia nanata Narrow-winged Pug

2127 Xestia ditrapezium Triple-spotted Clay

2138 Anaplectoides prasina Green Arches


2150 Polia nebulosa Grey Arches

2250 Blepharita adusta Dark Brocade
2412 Silver Hook


Just been on holiday up north....The Isle of Skye to be precise.

The Robinson was packed with the luggage and was used every night of our week long stay.stay. As it didnt get dark until midnight, and even then it was just a 'gloaming' and then light again by 3am catches were quite low. Still a few interesting species for me in there -

14 Hepialus humuli Ghost Moth 3
16 Hepialus hecta Gold Swift 1
18 Hepialus fusconebulosa Map-winged Swift 2
18 Hepialus fusconebulosa f. gallicus Map-winged Swift 2
610 Elachista argentella 1
874 Blastobasis lacticolella 3
945 Aethes cnicana 1 NEW
1111 Bactra lancealana 1
1133 Epinotia bilunana 1 NEW
1201 Eucosma cana 5
1293 Chrysoteuchia culmella Garden Grass-veneer 1
1301 Crambus lathoniellus 1
1376 Eurrhypara hortulata Small Magpie 1
1657 Ochropacha duplaris Common Lutestring 1
1727 Xanthorhoe montanata Silver-ground Carpet 9
1768 Thera obeliscata Grey Pine Carpet 1
1776 Colostygia pectinataria Green Carpet 2
1817 Eupithecia pulchellata hebudium Foxglove Pug 1
1817 Eupithecia pulchellata pulchellata Foxglove Pug 2
1831 Eupithecia absinthiata f. goossensiata Ling Pug 1 NEW
1832 Eupithecia assimilata Currant Pug 1
1846 Eupithecia nanata Narrow-winged Pug 6 NEW
1887 Lomaspilis marginata Clouded Border 1
1906 Opisthograptis luteolata Brimstone Moth 3
1941 Alcis repandata Mottled Beauty 3
1955 Cabera pusaria Common White Wave 1
1956 Cabera exanthemata Common Wave 1
1961 Campaea margaritata Light Emerald 2
1981 Laothoe populi Poplar Hawk-moth 4
1994 Phalera bucephala Buff-tip 1
2060 Spilosoma lubricipeda White Ermine 16
2061 Spilosoma luteum Buff Ermine 21
2102 Ochropleura plecta Flame Shoulder 12
2118 Lycophotia porphyrea True Lover's Knot 1
2122 Diarsia brunnea Purple Clay 3
2123 Diarsia rubi Small Square-spot 8
2127 Xestia ditrapezium Triple-spotted Clay 1 NEW
2138 Anaplectoides prasina Green Arches 1 NEW
2147 Hada plebeja Shears 1
2150 Polia nebulosa Grey Arches 1 NEW
2158 Lacanobia thalassina Pale-shouldered Brocade 1
2160 Lacanobia oleracea Bright-line Brown-eye 8
2163 Melanchra pisi Broom Moth 4
2250 Blepharita adusta Dark Brocade 5 NEW
2289 Acronicta rumicis Knot Grass 1
2302 Rusina ferruginea Brown Rustic 16
2305 Euplexia lucipara Small Angle Shades 2
2326 Apamea crenata Clouded-bordered Brindle 11
2326 Apamea crenata ab. combusta Clouded-bordered Brindle 5
2330 Apamea remissa Dusky Brocade 16
2345 Photedes minima Small Dotted Buff 1
2412 Deltote uncula Silver Hook 1
2425 Colocasia coryli Nut-tree Tussock 2
2442 Autographa pulchrina Beautiful Golden Y 2
2477 Hypena proboscidalis Snout 2

5 comments:

  1. Great idea to take the moth trap on holiday. For the second year running I left mine on home when we went away and regretted it both times!

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  2. I`d gathered you`d been been on your hols, Stewart. Hope you had a great time.

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  3. Some excellent moths there Stewart....Green Arches is superb. 38 records in Bedfordshire so I'll live in hope

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  4. Silver Hook Hmmmmmmm, Nice!

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  5. Cheers all, too busy a time to blog!

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