Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Beautiful Plume and Rusty Dot Pearls

Beautiful Plume, Amblyptilia acanthadactyla
My Mill Hill transect today gave greatly reduced numbers compared to last week despite the sunshine: Adonis Blue, Clouded Yellow, Meadow Brown 3, Peacock, Red Admiral, Small Heath 2, Small Whites 3, Wall, Rush Veneer 2, Snout, Rusty Dot Pearl 4.

 The past couple of days I had some interesting moths round our outside light: Beautiful Plume, Common Plume, Garden Carpet, Light Brown Apple Moth, a tiny 5mm Poplar Bent-wing, many Rush Veneers, Rusty Dot Pearl, Silver Y.
moths and other insects attracted to outside light:
Beautiful Plume
unidentified bug
Common Plume, Emmelina monodactyla

Garden Carpet, Xanthorhoe fluctuata
Harlequin Ladybird, Harmonia axyridis
Light Brown Apple Moth, Epiphyas postvittana
tiny Poplar Bent-wing, Phyllocnistis unipunctella
Rush Veneer, Nomophila noctuella
Rush Veneer
Rush Veneer
Rusty Dot Pearl, Udea ferrugalis
Silver Y, Autographa gamma
tiny midge, Ceratopogonid species
Mill Hill, September 21:
Colletes bees
Common Darter ♂, Sympetrum striolatum
Dark Bush Cricket ♀, Pholidoptera griseoaptera
Dock Bug, Coreus marginatus
Field Bindweed, Convolvulus arvensis
Hedge Bindweed, Calystegia sepium
Red Admiral, Vanessa atalanta
Rusty Dot Pearl, Udea ferrugalis
Rusty Dot Pearl
Small Copper, Lycaena phlaeas

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