Thursday, 9 May 2019

recent moth sightings

We've had a number of moths attracted to the light on our balcony this year when the weather has been warm and windless, plus a couple seen on field trips. Also a local Holly Blue. The Barred Tooth-striped moth above was at Mill Hill nature reserve, Shoreham.
Angle Shades, Phlogophora meticulosa

Bloxworth Snout, Hypena obsitalis

Brimstone Moth, Opisthograptis luteolata

unidentified caddisfly

Common Clothes Moth, Tineola bisselliella

Common Pug, Eupithecia vulgata

Dotted Border, Agriopis marginaria at Mill Hill

Dotted Border

Double-striped Pug, Gymnoscelis rufifasciata

Early Grey, Xylocampa areola

Holly Blue, Celastrina argiolus

Holly Blue
Iron Prominent, Notodonta dromedarius

Narrow-winged Grey, Eudonia angustea

Nut-Tree Tussock, Colocasia coryli

Small Grey, Eudonia mercurella

Waved Umber, Menophra abruptaria

Zebra Jumping Spider, Salticus scenicus

Zebra Jumping Spider

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