Moth trapping 29/07/2019

Another great night and our second catch with over 300 moths, and one very obvious highlight, a Vestal which is quite a good record for Derbyshire but a fairly regular immigrant at this time of year elsewhere. Almost plague levels of Large Yellow Underwings!

Macros
163 Large Yellow Underwing
28 Dark Arches
20 Smoky Wainscot
10 Rosy Minor
10 Common Rustic agg
6 Six-striped Rustic
5 Antler
4 Heart & Dart
3 Lesser Yellow Underwing
2 Uncertain/Rustic agg
2 Light Arches
2 Yellow Shell
2 Fan-Foot
2 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
2 Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
2 Small Fan-footed Wave (NFG)
1 Brimstone
1 Barred Straw
1 Shaded Broad-Bar (NFG)
1 Brown-line Bright-eye
1 Bright-line Brown-eye
1 Dotted Clay
1 Vestal
1 Marbled Beauty
1 Straw Dot
1 Dark Marbled Carpet (NFG)
1 Willow Beauty
1 Dun-Bar

Micros
14 Eudonia lacustrata
5 Udea lutealis
3 Chrysoteuchia culmella
3 Udea olivalis
3 Mother of Pearl
1 Agriphila tristella
1 Marbled Orchard Tortrix
1 Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix
1 Yarrow Plume
1 Small Magpie
1 Pyrausta despicata (NFG)
Total 276 macros of 29 species, 34 micros of 11 species making 310 moths of 40 species. 4 NFG