Friday 16 August 2013

New Moths

One of the good things about being new to moth trapping this year is that most nights that the trap is set a few new moths are caught. Last night was one of these with new recordings for a Sharp-angled Peacock.
Also the smart, small Toadflax Pug.

As well as the Iron Prominent.

Migrant moths were made up of the Four-spotted Footman with the female with the spots

and the male without the spots!!
This moth is nationally scarce with the female in particular being rarely seen.

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