Market Weighton Moths – September 2017

Monthly Summary – Updated on 07/10/2017

40w Actinic Light

53 species recorded during the month, including 1 new species (NFG)

CodeScientific NameCommon NameFirst DateLast DateNights TrappedTotal MothsNotes
16.000Yponomeuta01/09/201706/09/2017410
28.010Hofmannophila pseudospretellaBrown House-moth12/09/201712/09/201711
32.017Agonopterix arenella19/09/201719/09/201711
49.039Epiphyas postvittanaLight Brown Apple Moth01/09/201725/09/2017814
49.066xAcleris laterana/comariana11/09/201717/09/201722
49.077Acleris varieganaGarden Rose Tortrix03/09/201708/09/201722
49.341Cydia splendana04/09/201704/09/201711
63.080Chrysoteuchia culmellaGarden Grass-veneer04/09/201704/09/201711
63.089Agriphila tristellaCommon Grass-veneer01/09/201706/09/201745
70.008Idaea seriataSmall Dusty Wave11/09/201718/09/201722NFG
70.036Cyclophora punctariaMaiden's Blush24/09/201724/09/201711
70.049Xanthorhoe fluctuataGarden Carpet01/09/201704/09/201735
70.097Dysstroma truncataCommon Marbled Carpet01/09/201724/09/2017815
70.100Colostygia pectinatariaGreen Carpet02/09/201720/09/2017715
70.107xEpirrita dilutata agg.November Moth agg.01/09/201701/09/201711
70.173Eupithecia centaureataLime-speck Pug02/09/201702/09/201711
70.226Opisthograptis luteolataBrimstone Moth06/09/201720/09/201722
70.234Ennomos alniariaCanary-shouldered Thorn04/09/201706/09/201722
70.235Ennomos fuscantariaDusky Thorn15/09/201715/09/201711
70.258Peribatodes rhomboidariaWillow Beauty01/09/201706/09/201744
70.270Ectropis crepusculariaEngrailed18/09/201718/09/201711
70.283Campaea margaritariaLight Emerald10/09/201710/09/201711
72.002Rivula sericealisStraw Dot02/09/201702/09/201711
72.003Hypena proboscidalisSnout01/09/201722/09/201744
73.012Diachrysia chrysitisBurnished Brass05/09/201729/09/201734
73.015Autographa gammaSilver Y02/09/201702/09/201711
73.062xAmphipyra pyramidea agg.Copper Underwing agg.01/09/201706/09/201733
73.064Amphipyra tragopoginisMouse Moth01/09/201711/09/2017924
73.068Allophyes oxyacanthaeGreen-brindled Crescent29/09/201729/09/201711
73.095Caradrina clavipalpisPale Mottled Willow08/09/201726/09/201755
73.099Hoplodrina ambiguaVine's Rustic05/09/201711/09/201722
73.107Mormo mauraOld Lady05/09/201706/09/201722
73.113Phlogophora meticulosaAngle Shades15/09/201723/09/201745
73.121Gortyna flavagoFrosted Orange07/09/201718/09/201733
73.123Hydraecia micaceaRosy Rustic05/09/201723/09/201733
73.131Luperina testaceaFlounced Rustic01/09/201706/09/201757
73.181Xanthia togataPink-barred Sallow16/09/201729/09/201733
73.186Agrochola lychnidisBeaded Chestnut26/09/201728/09/201722
73.187Agrochola lituraBrown-spot Pinion07/09/201729/09/20171320
73.189Agrochola lotaRed-line Quaker23/09/201723/09/201711
73.193Omphaloscelis lunosaLunar Underwing23/09/201723/09/201711
73.219Atethmia centragoCentre-barred Sallow07/09/201708/09/201722
73.253Tholera decimalisFeathered Gothic04/09/201704/09/201711
73.291Mythimna pallensCommon Wainscot03/09/201726/09/201777
73.319Agrotis segetumTurnip Moth18/09/201718/09/201711
73.327Agrotis ipsilonDark Sword-grass23/09/201723/09/201711
73.329Ochropleura plectaFlame Shoulder01/09/201717/09/201779
73.334Diarsia rubiSmall Square-spot02/09/201706/09/201747
73.342Noctua pronubaLarge Yellow Underwing01/09/201725/09/201723145
73.343Noctua fimbriataBroad-bordered Yellow Underwing01/09/201711/09/201722
73.345Noctua comesLesser Yellow Underwing01/09/201727/09/20172047
73.357Xestia xanthographaSquare-spot Rustic02/09/201712/09/201736
73.359Xestia c-nigrumSetaceous Hebrew Character02/09/201728/09/20171629

Annual Comparison

YearNights Trapped Species TrappedTotal Moths TrappedAverage moths per Night
2017305344314.76
2016242729612.33
2015264348611.30
201426301093.63
2013822622.81

Full set of photos from the month can be found on my Flickr site, highlights below.

49.066 Acleris laterana/comariana49.066 Acleris laterana/comariana

70.008 Small Dusty Wave - Idaea seriata70.008 Small Dusty Wave – Idaea seriata

70.036 Maiden's Blush - Cyclophora punctaria70.036 Maiden’s Blush – Cyclophora punctaria

70.173 Lime-speck Pug - Eupithecia centaureata70.173 Lime-speck Pug – Eupithecia centaureata

70.234 Canary-shouldered Thorn - Ennomos alniaria70.234 Canary-shouldered Thorn – Ennomos alniaria

70.235 Dusky Thorn - Ennomos fuscantaria70.235 Dusky Thorn – Ennomos fuscantaria

70.270 Engrailed - Ectropis crepuscularia70.270 Engrailed – Ectropis crepuscularia

73.068 Green-brindled Crescent - Allophyes oxyacanthae73.068 Green-brindled Crescent – Allophyes oxyacanthae

73.113 Angle Shades - Phlogophora meticulosa73.113 Angle Shades – Phlogophora meticulosa

73.121 Frosted Orange - Gortyna flavago73.121 Frosted Orange – Gortyna flavago

73.181 Pink-barred Sallow - Xanthia togata73.181 Pink-barred Sallow – Xanthia togata

73.189 Red-line Quaker - Agrochola lota73.189 Red-line Quaker – Agrochola lota

73.219 Centre-barred Sallow - Atethmia centrago73.219 Centre-barred Sallow – Atethmia centrago

73.253 Feathered Gothic - Tholera decimalis73.253 Feathered Gothic – Tholera decimalis