Monday 26 August 2019

Mother of Pearl, Orange Swift and other moths

Mother of Pearl, Pleuroptya ruralis
The warm windless evenings have brought some interesting moths to the balcony the past few days: Common Wainscot, Elbow-stripe Grass-veneer, Garden Carpet, Light Emerald, Mother of Pearl, Small Dusty Wave, Bright-line Brown-eye, Cabbage Moth, Common Plume, Elder Pearl, Lime-speck Pug, Marbled Green, Pearl Veneer, Rusty Dot Pearl, Shuttle-Shaped Dart, Willow Beauty plus a new one: Orange Swift.
Bright-line Brown-eye, Lacanobia oleracea

Cabbage Moth, Mamestra brassicae

Common Plume, Emmelina monodactyla

Common Wainscot, Mythimna pallens

Elbow-stripe Grass-veneer, Agriphila geniculea

Elder Pearl, Phlyctaenia coronata

Garden Carpet, Xanthorhoe fluctuata

Light Emerald, Campaea margaritata

Lime-speck Pug, Eupithecia centaureata

Marbled Green, Cryphia muralis

Orange Swift, Triodia sylvina

Pearl Veneer, Agriphila straminella

Rusty Dot Pearl, Udea ferrugalis

Shuttle-Shaped Dart, Agrotis puta

Small Dusty Wave, Idaea seriata 

Willow Beauty, Peribatodes rhomboidaria

The Nutmeg, Anarta trifolii

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