Friday, 25 September 2020

Southern Wainscot and a Lunar Underwing

Southern Wainscot, Mythimna straminea

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During the period September 16 to 21 we've had 21 moth species visit the balcony, including a new one, the Southern Wainscot. Also some caddisflies and a Hawthorn Shieldbug.

Angle Shades, Phlogophora meticulosa 

Black Rustic, Aporophyla nigra

Blair's Mocha, Cyclophora puppillaria

Box Tree Moth, Cydalima perspectalis 

Bright-line Brown-eye, Lacanobia oleracea

Brimstone Moth, Opisthograptis luteolata

unidentified caddisfly

Caddisfly, Anabolia nervosa 

Caddisfly, Glyphotaelius pellucidus

Delicate, Mythimna vitellina

Elbow-stripe Grass-veneer, Agriphila geniculea

Flounced Rustic, Luperina testacea

Hawthorn Shieldbug, Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale

L-album Wainscot, Mythimna l-album

Large Yellow Underwing, Noctua pronuba

Large Yellow Underwing, Noctua pronuba 

Light Emerald, Campaea margaritata 

Lunar Underwing, Omphaloscelis lunosa

Narrow-winged Grey, Eudonia angustea

Olive-tree Pearl, Palpita vitrealis

Rusty Dot Pearl, Udea ferrugalis

Scarce Bordered Straw, Helicoverpa armigera 

Shuttle-shaped Dart (female), Agrotis puta

Shuttle-shaped Dart (male), Agrotis puta

Silver Y, Autographa gamma

Square-spot Rustic, Xestia xanthographa


  1. I had 25 Species 16-19 Sept, then broke my lights and didn't start again until 22 Sept, lol. Pretty much evens stevens.


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