Wednesday, 2 June 2021

Pebble Prominent and other moths

Pebble Prominent, Notodonta ziczac

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The recent hot weather has brought out the coastal moths in numbers at last. I had 10 species last night: 12 Shuttle-shaped Darts, 3 Heart & Darts, 3 Poplar Greys, 2 Bright-line Brown-eyes, Angles Shades, Marbled Minor, Pale Mottled Willow, Pebble Prominent (first adult for me, I attach a larva from 2019), Treble Lines, Vine's Rustic.

Angle Shades, Phlogophora meticulosa

Bright-line Brown-eye, Lacanobia oleracea

Heart and Dart, Agrotis exclamationis

Marbled Minor agg., Oligia strigilis agg.

Pale Mottled Willow, Caradrina clavipalpis

Pebble Prominent, Notodonta ziczac

Pebble Prominent larva (2019)

Poplar Grey, Subacronicta megacephala

female Shuttle-shaped Dart, Agrotis puta

male Shuttle-shaped Dart

Treble Lines, Charanyca trigrammica

Vine's Rustic, Hoplodrina ambigua

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