Saturday, 3 August 2019

August Thorn and other balcony moths

August Thorn, Ennomos quercinaria
During a visit to Hampshire on Thursday I saw many fresh second brood Small Tortoiseshells. That night we had 15 moth species on our balcony:  August Thorn, a new one and which I rescued from a spider's web; Angle Shades, Bright-line Brown-eye, Brown-tail, Dingy Dowd, Garden Carpet, Marbled Green, Pale-streak Grass-veneer, Poplar Bent-wing, Rush Veneer, Rustic, Rusty Dot Pearl, Silver Y, Willow Beauty and a Twin-barred Knot-horn.
Angle Shades, Phlogophora meticulosa

August Thorn, Ennomos quercinaria

August Thorn

Bright-line Brown-eye, Lacanobia oleracea

Brown-tail, Euproctis chrysorrhoea

Brown-tail

Dingy Dowd, Blastobasis adustella

Garden Carpet, Xanthorhoe fluctuata

unidentified tiny lacewing

Marbled Green, Cryphia muralis

Pale-streak Grass-veneer, Agriphila selasella

Poplar Bent-wing, Phyllocnistis unipunctella

Rush Veneer, Nomophila noctuella

Rustic, Hoplodrina blanda

Rusty Dot Pearl, Udea ferrugalis

Silver Y, Autographa gamma

Willow Beauty, Peribatodes rhomboidaria
Twin-barred Knot-horn, Homoeosoma sinuella

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