Market Weighton Moths – April 2017

Monthly Summary – Updated on 02/05/2017

40w Actinic Light

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

CodeScientific NameCommon NameFirst dateLast dateNights TrappedTotal MothsNotes
18.001Plutella xylostellaDiamond-back Moth01/04/201701/04/201711
28.009Endrosis sarcitrellaWhite-shouldered House-moth20/04/201720/04/201711
32.017Agonopterix arenella20/04/201720/04/201711
32.018xAgonopterix heracliana/ciliella01/04/201721/04/201733
32.036Depressaria radiellaParsnip Moth08/04/201708/04/201711
44.001Alucita hexadactylaTwenty-plume Moth20/04/201720/04/201711
45.044Emmelina monodactylaCommon Plume19/04/201720/04/201722
49.039Epiphyas postvittanaLight Brown Apple Moth08/04/201728/04/201746
70.066Earophila badiataShoulder Stripe09/04/201720/04/201722
70.166Eupithecia tripunctariaWhite-spotted Pug19/04/201719/04/201712NFG
70.237Selenia dentariaEarly Thorn06/04/201713/04/201744
71.013Notodonta ziczacPebble Prominent17/04/201717/04/201711
70.141Gymnoscelis rufifasciataDouble-striped Pug03/04/201703/04/201711
72.001Scoliopteryx libatrixHerald09/04/201729/04/201722
73.069Xylocampa areolaEarly Grey02/04/201723/04/20171529
73.242Orthosia incertaClouded Drab01/04/201720/04/20171119
73.244Orthosia cerasiCommon Quaker01/04/201720/04/201768
73.245Orthosia crudaSmall Quaker01/04/201716/04/201744
73.247Orthosia gracilisPowdered Quaker02/04/201724/04/20171117
73.249Orthosia gothicaHebrew Character01/04/201729/04/20172464
73.325Agrotis putaShuttle-shaped Dart28/04/201728/04/201712

Annual Comparison

YearNights Trapped Species TrappedTotal Moths Trapped
20173021171
2016201042
2015181757
2014191574

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

70.141 Double-striped Pug - Gymnoscelis rufifasciata70.141 Double-striped Pug – Gymnoscelis rufifasciata

70.160 White-spotted Pug - Eupithecia tripunctaria70.160 White-spotted Pug – Eupithecia tripunctaria

71.013 Pebble Prominent - Notodonta ziczac71.013 Pebble Prominent – Notodonta ziczac

72.001 Herald - Scoliopteryx libatrix72.001 Herald – Scoliopteryx libatrix

73.247 Powdered Quaker - Orthosia gracilis73.247 Powdered Quaker – Orthosia gracilis

73.325 Shuttle-shaped Dart - Agrotis puta73.325 Shuttle-shaped Dart – Agrotis puta