Saturday, May 4, 2013

Garden Update 03-05

A quick update with nothing too startling to report. Notable was a haul of  3 Powdered Quaker and the only other new moths recently have been Brindled Pug and Muslin Moth. The real surprise is the Orthosias are still going strong into May!

Powdered Quaker
NFY 28-04, six caught so far this year.

974 Argyrotaenia ljungiana
Louie and his sweep net were responsible for this year tick.

Upper Caldecote- 3 traps- 22 of 10 species-

0974  Argyrotaenia ljungiana  1 NFY
1524  Emmelina monodactyla  1
1917  Early Thorn (Selenia dentaria)  1
2063  Muslin Moth (Diaphora mendica)  1
2186  Powdered Quaker (Orthosia gracilis)  3
2187  Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi)  3
2188  Clouded Drab (Orthosia incerta)  4
2190  Hebrew Character (Orthosia gothica)  6
2243  Early Grey (Xylocampa areola)  1
2306  Angle Shades (Phlogophora meticulosa)  1 NFY


  1. Hehe, I got my ljungiana in the daytime and was well chuffed as it's quite early? and also it hasn't come to the trap yet. Trap back on, on monday evening for me as I need some weekend sleep.

  2. Monday's the night Ben- I think you might want to go down the offy now! ;^)