Market Weighton Moths – July 2018

Monthly Summary – Updated on 21/08/2018

40w Actinic Light

166 species were recorded during the month, beating the previous year by 55 species and becoming the best month ever for the total species recorded.
13 species were new for the Garden (NFG). Alder Signal Stathmopoda pedella, Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis heparana, Water-plantain Conch Gynnidomorpha alismana, Thyme Marble Celypha cespitana, Common Roller Ancylis badiana, Brown Knot-horn Matilella fusca, Water Veneer Acentria ephemerella, V-pug Chloroclystis v-ata, Sycamore Acronicta aceris, Dusky Sallow Eremobia ochroleuca, Twin-spotted Wainscot Lenisa geminipuncta, Double Lobed Lateroligia ophiogramma and Cloaked Minor Mesoligia furuncula.

CodeScientific NameCommon NameFirst DateLast DateNights TrappedTotal MothsNotes
03.001Triodia sylvina
Orange Swift21/07/201831/07/201847
03.003Korscheltellus fusconebulosaMap-winged Swift01/07/201801/07/201811
16.000Yponomeuta18/07/201830/07/2018716
16.001Yponomeuta evonymellaBird-cherry Ermine01/07/201829/07/20182060
16.002Yponomeuta padellaOrchard Ermine06/07/201806/07/201811
17.005Ypsolopha scabrellaWainscot Smudge31/07/201831/07/201811
17.012Ypsolopha sequellaPied Smudge11/07/201811/07/201811
18.001Plutella xylostellaDiamond-back Moth07/07/201830/07/201867
20.012Argyresthia goedartellaGolden Argent22/07/201829/07/201835
28.009Endrosis sarcitrellaWhite-shouldered House-moth23/07/201828/07/201822
28.010Hofmannophila pseudospretellaBrown House-moth08/07/201823/07/2018814
28.014Crassa unitellaGolden-brown Tubic14/07/201823/07/201844
31.001Carcina quercanaLong-horned Flat-body12/07/201812/07/201811
32.031Agonopterix alstromerianaBrown-spot Flat-body18/07/201818/07/201811
41.002Blastobasis adustellaFurness Dowd08/07/201828/07/2018817
42.002Stathmopoda pedellaAlder Signal08/07/201822/07/201822NFG
44.001Alucita hexadactylaTwenty-plume Moth13/07/201823/07/201822
45.044Emmelina monodactylaCommon Plume29/07/201829/07/201811
49.000Cnephasia04/07/201831/07/20181314
49.004Ditula angustioranaRed-barred Tortrix03/07/201816/07/201845
49.013Archips podanaLarge Fruit-tree Tortrix12/07/201814/07/201822
49.025Pandemis cerasanaBarred Fruit-tree Tortrix07/07/201807/07/201811
49.026Pandemis heparanaDark Fruit-tree Tortrix13/07/201830/07/201844NFG
49.037Clepsis spectranaCyclamen Tortrix01/07/201829/07/201855
49.038Clepsis consimilanaPrivet Twist05/07/201823/07/201844
49.039Epiphyas postvittanaLight Brown Apple Moth07/07/201823/07/201833
49.040Lozotaeniodes formosanaOrange Pine Twist15/07/201815/07/201811
49.062Acleris forsskaleanaMaple Button06/07/201823/07/201844
49.066xAcleris laterana/comariana30/07/201830/07/201811
49.077Acleris varieganaGarden Rose Tortrix28/07/201829/07/201822
49.108Gynnidomorpha alismanaWater-plantain Conch22/07/201828/07/201822NFG
49.109Agapeta hamanaCommon Yellow Conch05/07/201823/07/201834
49.156Hedya nubiferanaMarbled Orchard Tortrix03/07/201809/07/201822
49.161Celypha strianaBarred Marble03/07/201829/07/2018913
49.164Celypha cespitanaThyme Marble08/07/201813/07/201822NFG
49.214Ancylis badianaCommon Roller22/07/201822/07/201811NFG
49.215Ancylis achatanaTriangle-marked Roller03/07/201806/07/201822
49.224Spilonota ocellanaBud Moth21/07/201821/07/201811
49.265Eucosma canaHoary Belle06/07/201806/07/201811
49.281Gypsonoma socianaWhite Cloaked Shoot13/07/201818/07/201822
49.288Epiblema foenellaWhite-foot Bell07/07/201807/07/201811
49.305Rhyacionia buolianaPine Shoot Moth19/07/201819/07/201811
49.338Cydia pomonellaCodling Moth21/07/201821/07/201811
49.341Cydia splendanaMarbled Piercer29/07/201829/07/201811
49.359Grapholita janthinanaPale-bordered Piercer06/07/201806/07/201811
62.001Aphomia sociellaBee Moth06/07/201811/07/201835
62.012Matilella fuscaBrown Knot-horn16/07/201816/07/201811NFG
62.029Phycita roborellaDotted Oak Knot-horn13/07/201813/07/201811
62.035Acrobasis advenellaGrey Knot-horn06/07/201823/07/201868
62.058Phycitodes binaevellaErmine Knot-horn09/07/201830/07/201845
62.075Hypsopygia costalisGold Triangle20/07/201822/07/201822
62.077Endotricha flammealisRosy Tabby05/07/201829/07/20181116
63.006Pyrausta aurataSmall Purple & Gold22/07/201823/07/201824
63.018Anania coronataSpotted Magpie12/07/201815/07/201822
63.025Anania hortulataSmall Magpie05/07/201819/07/201867
63.034Udea prunalisDusky Pearl09/07/201809/07/201811
63.038Pleuroptya ruralisMother of Pearl11/07/201830/07/2018711
63.060Evergestis pallidataChequered Pearl14/07/201814/07/201812
63.064Scoparia ambigualisCommon Grey05/07/201831/07/20181215
63.066Scoparia pyralellaMeadow Grey01/07/201810/07/2018912
63.067Eudonia lacustrataLittle Grey03/07/201823/07/20181637
63.074Eudonia mercurellaSmall Grey06/07/201823/07/20181010
63.075Eudonia pallidaMarsh Grey18/07/201818/07/201811
63.080Chrysoteuchia culmellaGarden Grass-veneer01/07/201823/07/20181852
63.089Agriphila tristellaCommon Grass-veneer28/07/201828/07/201811
63.093Agriphila straminellaStraw Grass-veneer16/07/201831/07/20181129
63.102Catoptria falsellaChequered Grass-veneer15/07/201820/07/201822
63.115Acentria ephemerellaWater Veneer14/07/201823/07/2018627NFG
63.117Parapoynx stratiotataRinged China-mark29/07/201829/07/201811
65.007Cilix glaucataChinese Character09/07/201818/07/201833
65.009Habrosyne pyritoidesBuff Arches12/07/201820/07/201822
66.010Tethea ocularisDrinker04/07/201819/07/2018812
69.003Laothoe populiPoplar Hawk-moth07/07/201817/07/201855
70.011Idaea dimidiataSingle-dotted Wave03/07/201821/07/201844
70.016Idaea aversataRiband Wave01/07/201830/07/20182170
70.024Scopula imitariaSmall Blood-vein14/07/201814/07/201811
70.029Timandra comaeBlood-vein21/07/201821/07/201811
70.049Xanthorhoe fluctuataGarden Carpet06/07/201831/07/201845
70.051Xanthorhoe spadiceariaRed Twin-spot Carpet17/07/201831/07/201866
70.053Xanthorhoe designataFlame Carpet20/07/201820/07/201811
70.054Xanthorhoe montanataSilver-ground Carpet08/07/201813/07/201822
70.055Xanthorhoe quadrifasiataLarge Twin-spot Carpet09/07/201816/07/201844
70.059Camptogramma bilineataYellow Shell06/07/201811/07/201823
70.061Epirrhoe alternataCommon Carpet05/07/201822/07/201844
70.069Pelurga comitataDark Spinach16/07/201816/07/201811
70.074Hydriomena furcataJuly Highflyer06/07/201823/07/20181015
70.089Eulithis prunataPhoenix17/07/201831/07/201833
70.093Gandaritis pyraliataBarred Straw08/07/201818/07/201822
70.097Dysstroma truncataCommon Marbled Carpet09/07/201811/07/201811
70.121Hydria undulataScallop Shell14/07/201819/07/201822
70.133Perizoma alchemillataSmall Rivulet11/07/201811/07/201811
70.141Gymnoscelis rufifasciataDouble-striped Pug14/07/201814/07/201811
70.142Chloroclystis v-ataV-pug11/07/201811/07/201811NFG
70.144Pasiphila rectangulataGreen Pug06/07/201815/07/201855
70.160Eupithecia tripunctariaWhite-spotted Pug14/07/201814/07/201822
70.173Eupithecia centaureataLime-speck Pug06/07/201830/07/201841
70.182Eupithecia assimilataCurrant Pug18/07/201818/07/201822
70.207Lomaspilis marginataClouded Border23/07/201823/07/201811
70.226Opisthograptis luteolataBrimstone Moth06/07/201818/07/201855
70.237Selenia dentariaEarly Thorn08/07/201829/07/2018912
70.241Crocallis elinguariaScalloped Oak01/07/201818/07/2018810
70.243Ourapteryx sambucariaSwallow-tailed Moth08/07/201818/07/201833
70.252Biston betulariaPeppered Moth06/07/201806/07/201811
70.258Peribatodes rhomboidariaWillow Beauty01/07/201831/07/20181324
70.265Alcis repandataMottled Beauty07/07/201822/07/201856
70.277Cabera pusariaCommon White Wave10/07/201810/07/201811
70.283Campaea margaritariaLight Emerald01/07/201813/07/201855
70.299Geometra papilionariaLarge Emerald08/07/201808/07/201811
71.005Furcula furculaSallow Kitten22/07/201831/07/201844
71.013Notodonta ziczacPebble Prominent19/07/201820/07/201822
71.025Phalera bucephalaBuff-tip15/07/201817/07/201822
72.002Rivula sericealisStraw Dot24/07/201824/07/201811
72.003Hypena proboscidalisSnout01/07/201818/07/201845
72.013Euproctis similisYellow-tail06/07/201831/07/201855
72.019Spilosoma luteaBuff Ermine03/07/201821/07/20181219
72.024Phragmatobia fuliginosaRuby Tiger11/07/201831/07/20181018
72.026Arctia cajaGarden Tiger06/07/201812/07/201834
72.044Eilema griseolaDingy Footman12/07/201822/07/2018712
72.045Eilema lurideolaCommon Footman01/07/201819/07/20181666
72.063Lygephila pastinumBlackneck11/07/201812/07/201822
72.069Laspeyria flexulaBeautiful Hook-tip04/07/201814/07/201833
73.001Abrostola tripartitaSpectacle12/07/201812/07/201811
73.012Diachrysia chrysitisBurnished Brass03/07/201821/07/201879
73.015Autographa gammaSilver Y02/07/201831/07/20182255
73.017Autographa jotaPlain Golden Y03/07/201815/07/201867
73.022Plusia festucaeGold Spot22/07/201831/07/201859
73.037xAcronicta psi/tridensGrey/Dark Dagger08/07/201821/07/201833
73.037Acronicta tridensDark Dagger04/07/201804/07/201811
73.039Acronicta acerisSycamore18/07/201818/07/201811NFG
73.045Acronicta rumicisKnot Grass16/07/201828/07/201855
73.046Subacronicta megacephalaPoplar Grey14/07/201814/07/201811
73.064Amphipyra tragopoginisMouse Moth13/07/201831/07/201833
73.084Bryophila domesticaMarbled Beauty03/07/201823/07/20181740
73.092Caradrina morpheusMottled Rustic01/07/201814/07/201855
73.096xHoplodrina alsines/blandaUncertain/Rustic01/07/201821/07/20182177
73.097Hoplodrina blandaRustic16/07/201816/07/201811
73.120Eremobia ochroleucaDusky Sallow16/07/201831/07/20181011NFG
73.131Luperina testaceaFlounced Rustic11/07/201830/07/201844
73.139Lenisa geminipunctaTwin-spotted Wainscot30/07/201830/07/201811NFG
73.162Apamea monoglyphaDark Arches01/07/201830/07/201825140
73.163Apamea lithoxylaeaLight Arches09/07/201813/07/201844
73.168Lateroligia ophiogrammaDouble Lobed13/07/201813/07/201811NFG
73.169Mesapamea secalisCommon Rustic01/07/201801/07/201811
73.169xMesapamea secalis agg.Common Rustic agg.01/07/201831/07/201825128
73.172Mesoligia furunculaCloaked Minor22/07/201822/07/201811NFG
73.173xOligia strigilis agg.Marbled Minor agg.01/07/201814/07/2018713
73.216Cosmia trapezinaDun-bar02/07/201830/07/20181419
73.222Apterogenum ypsillonDingy Shears13/07/201819/07/201834
73.255Anarta trifoliiNutmeg18/07/201829/07/201834
73.267Lacanobia oleraceaBright-line Brown-eye04/07/201819/07/201857
73.270Melanchra persicariaeDot Moth01/07/201815/07/20181011
73.274Mamestra brassicaeCabbage Moth10/07/201818/07/201834
73.282Hadena comptaVaried Coronet05/07/201805/07/201811
73.293Mythimna impuraSmoky Wainscot03/07/201823/07/20181847
73.298Mythimna ferragoClay14/07/201823/07/201867
73.317Agrotis exclamationisHeart & Dart01/07/201811/07/2018812
73.325Agrotis putaShuttle-shaped Dart10/07/201831/07/201818110
73.328Axylia putrisFlame06/07/201808/07/201822
73.329Ochropleura plectaFlame Shoulder13/07/201831/07/20181018
73.333Diarsia mendicaIngrailed Clay01/07/201802/07/201822
73.334Diarsia rubiSmall Square-spot05/07/201805/07/201822
73.342Noctua pronubaLarge Yellow Underwing02/07/201830/07/20182181
73.343Noctua fimbriataBroad-bordered Yellow Underwing18/07/201818/07/201811
73.345Noctua comesLesser Yellow Underwing14/07/201830/07/201888
73.346Noctua interjectaLeast Yellow Underwing14/07/201830/07/201822
73.348Noctua jantheLesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing18/07/201831/07/201856
73.359Xestia c-nigrumSetaceous Hebrew Character30/07/201830/07/201811
73.361Xestia triangulumDouble-square Spot02/07/201823/07/20181642
73.368Naenia typicaGothic05/07/201821/07/201833

Annual Comparison

YearNights Trapped Species TrappedTotal Moths TrappedAverage moths per Night
201827166176465.33
20172511182633.04
201626842118.11
2015207832016
20141810543324.05

Highlights