Moth trapping 25/07/2019

Despite all the Large Yellow Underwings blundering about and disturbing everything else in the trap it was an excellent catch, our largest so far. Brings the week’s total to almost 700 moths!

Macros
138 Large Yellow Underwing
54 Smoky Wainscot
34 Dark Arches
10 Lesser Yellow Underwing
9 Rosy Minor (NFG)
8 Heart & Dart
5 Riband Wave
5 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
5 Rustic/Uncertain agg
4 V-Pug
4 Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing (NFG)
4 Antler
3 Common Footman
3 Small Dotted Buff
3 Brown-line Bright-eye
3 Burnished Brass
3 July Highfligher (NFG)
3 Middle-barred Minor
2 Snout
2 Muslin Footman
2 Least Yellow Underwing (NFG)
2 Clay
2 Light Arches
2 Common Carpet
2 Marbled Beauty (NFG)
1 Map-winged Swift
1 Beautiful Golden-Y
1 Silver-Y
1 Spruce Carpet
1 Dun Bar (NFG)
1 Flame
1 Flame Shoulder
1 Clouded Border
1 Dot Moth
1 Common Rustic agg
1 Fan-Foot
1 Blackneck (NFG)
1 Dotted Clay
1 Latticed Heath
1 Yellow Shell
1 Barred Straw
1 Brimstone
1 Poplar Hawk-moth (NFG)
1 Peppered Moth (NFG)

Micros
10 Eudonia lacustrata
6 Udea lutealis
5 Chrysoteuchia culmella
3 Water Veneer
3 Scoparia ambigualis
3 Willow Ermine
2 Anania fuscalis
2 Pseudargyrotoza conwagana
1 Privet Tortrix
1 Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix
1 Mother of Pearl (NFG)
1 Small Magpie
1 Agriphila tristella
1 Yarrow Plume (NFG)

Total 331 macros of 44 species, 40 micros of 14 species making 371 moths of 58 species. 11 NFG