Thursday, 13 June 2019

Balcony & hedgerow moths

Brimstone Moth, Opisthograptis luteolata
Moth activity on our balcony has increased recently. A mass emergence of Heart and Dart occurred with 7 specimens sheltering under the bat box.
Marbled Minor agg., Oligia strigilis agg.

Heart and Darts, Agrotis exclamationis

Riband Wave, Idaea aversata ab remutata

Common Clothes Moth, Tineola bisselliella
an unwelcome inside moth!
Double-striped Pug, Gymnoscelis rufifasciata

Garden Grass-veneer, Chrysoteuchia culmella

Heart and Dart, Agrotis exclamationis

Rusty Dot Pearl, Udea ferrugalis

Knot Grass, Acronicta rumicis

Marbled Minor agg., Oligia strigilis agg. 

these are from the side of a field where the farmer keeps a good border and hedgerow:
Dark Strawberry Tortrix, Celypha lacunana

Striped Oak Bug, Rhabdomiris striatellus

Variegated Golden Tortrix Archips xylosteana

Variegated Golden Tortrix
Acorn Weevil, Curculio Venosus

Yellow-barred Longhorn, Nemophora degeerella

pupal case in the soil, waiting to see what hatches.

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