Market Weighton Moths – July 2017

Monthly Summary – Updated on 07/09/2017

40w Actinic Light

111 species recorded during the month, including 11 new species (NFG)

CodeScientific NameCommon NameFirst DateLast DateNights TrappedTotal MothsNotes
16.001Yponomeuta evonymellaBird-cherry Ermine01/07/201718/07/201768
28.010Hofmannophila pseudospretellaBrown House-moth02/07/201724/07/201756
41.002Blastobasis adustellaFurness Dowd10/07/201710/07/201711NFG
49.031Aphelia paleanaTimothy Tortrix23/07/201723/07/201711
49.038Clepsis consimilana02/07/201702/07/201711
49.062Acleris forsskaleanaMaple Button15/07/201724/07/201722
49.091Pseudargyrotoza conwaganaYellow-spot Twist15/07/201715/07/201711
49.109Agapeta hamanaCommon Yellow Conch07/07/201716/07/201733
49.156Hedya nubiferanaMarbled Orchard Tortrix01/07/201712/07/201723
49.161Celypha striana09/07/201709/07/201711
49.166Celypha lacunana04/07/201704/07/201711
49.183Lobesia abscisana03/07/201714/07/201745
49.215Ancylis achatana02/07/201706/07/201722
49.224Spilonota ocellanaBud Moth05/07/201705/07/201711
49.254Epinotia bilunanaCrescent Bell13/07/201713/07/201711
49.338Cydia pomonellaCodling Moth09/07/201709/07/201711
49.341Cydia splendana19/07/201719/07/201711
62.001Aphomia sociellaBee Moth06/07/201706/07/201711
62.029Phycita roborella07/07/201707/07/201711NFG
62.058Phycitodes binaevella02/07/201702/07/201711
62.075Hypsopygia costalisGold Triangle09/07/201715/07/201722NFG
62.077Endotricha flammealis01/07/201724/07/201777
63.018Anania coronataSpotted Magpie01/07/201712/07/201733
63.025Anania hortulataSmall Magpie03/07/201707/07/201735
63.038Pleuroptya ruralisMother of Pearl04/07/201724/07/201768
63.064Scoparia ambigualisCommon Grey04/07/201711/07/201722
63.067Eudonia lacustrataLittle Grey01/07/201718/07/20171219
63.074Eudonia mercurellaSmall Grey01/07/201724/07/201778
63.080Chrysoteuchia culmellaGarden Grass-veneer01/07/201724/07/20172089
63.093Agriphila straminellaStraw Grass-veneer09/07/201709/07/201711
63.099Catoptria pinellaPearl Grass-veneer19/07/201719/07/201711NFG
63.102Catoptria falsella09/07/201711/07/201722
63.114Elophila nymphaeataBrown China-mark18/07/201718/07/201711
63.117Parapoynx stratiotataRinged China-mark18/07/201718/07/201711
65.007Cilix glaucataChinese Character05/07/201724/07/201734
65.009Habrosyne pyritoidesBuff Arches11/07/201716/07/201733
66.010Euthrix potatoriaDrinker03/07/201716/07/201755
69.003Laothoe populiPoplar Hawk-moth10/07/201723/07/201755
70.011Idaea dimidiataSingle-dotted Wave03/07/201716/07/201745
70.013Idaea biselataSmall Fan-footed Wave07/07/201707/07/201711NFG
70.016Idaea aversataRiband Wave01/07/201724/07/20171022
70.024Scopula imitariaSmall Blood-vein01/07/201719/07/201722
70.049Xanthorhoe fluctuataGarden Carpet24/07/201724/07/201711
70.051Xanthorhoe spadiceariaRed Twin-spot Carpet10/07/201710/07/201711
70.059Camptogramma bilineataYellow Shell06/07/201706/07/201711
70.061Epirrhoe alternataCommon Carpet22/07/201722/07/201711
70.074Hydriomena furcataJuly Highflyer01/07/201716/07/201722
70.132Perizoma affinitataRivulet09/07/201709/07/201711NFG
70.141Gymnoscelis rufifasciataDouble-striped Pug01/07/201701/07/201711
70.144Pasiphila rectangulataGreen Pug04/07/201707/07/201722
70.226Opisthograptis luteolataBrimstone Moth02/07/201724/07/201745
70.237Selenia dentariaEarly Thorn10/07/201718/07/201745
70.241Crocallis elinguariaScalloped Oak09/07/201717/07/201722
70.243Ourapteryx sambucariaSwallow-tailed Moth03/07/201703/07/201711
70.252Biston betulariaPeppered Moth12/07/201712/07/201712
70.258Peribatodes rhomboidariaWillow Beauty01/07/201723/07/201766
70.265Alcis repandataMottled Beauty01/07/201716/07/201744
70.277Cabera pusariaCommon White Wave12/07/201713/07/201722
70.278Cabera exanthemataCommon Wave04/07/201704/07/201711NFG
70.283Campaea margaritariaLight Emerald04/07/201704/07/201711
71.012Notodonta dromedariusIron Prominent15/07/201715/07/201711
71.025Phalera bucephalaBuff-tip17/07/201718/07/201722
72.001Scoliopteryx libatrixHerald20/07/201720/07/201711
72.012Euproctis chrysorrhoeaBrown-tail21/07/201721/07/201711NFG
72.013Euproctis similisYellow-tail03/07/201710/07/201722
72.019Spilosoma luteaBuff Ermine01/07/201711/07/2017613
72.024Phragmatobia fuliginosaRuby Tiger11/07/201719/07/201734
72.026Arctia cajaGarden Tiger09/07/201721/07/201758
72.044Eilema griseolaDingy Footman15/07/201724/07/201744
72.045Eilema lurideolaCommon Footman01/07/201721/07/20171537
72.046Eilema complanaScarce Footman01/07/201701/07/201711NFG
72.053Herminia tarsipennalisFan-foot01/07/201716/07/201722
73.001Abrostola tripartitaSpectacle01/07/201701/07/201712
73.012Diachrysia chrysitisBurnished Brass01/07/201719/07/201756
73.015Autographa gammaSilver Y01/07/201724/07/201744
73.017Autographa jotaPlain Golden Y01/07/201705/07/201723
73.038xAcronicta psi/tridensGrey/Dark Dagger01/07/201719/07/201758
73.040Acronicta leporinaMiller01/07/201701/07/201711
73.046Subacronicta megacephalaPoplar Grey04/07/201714/07/201722
73.084Bryophila domesticaMarbled Beauty14/07/201719/07/201745
73.092Caradrina morpheusMottled Rustic01/07/201717/07/20171222
73.096Hoplodrina octogenariaUncertain15/07/201715/07/201711
73.097Hoplodrina blandaRustic11/07/201720/07/201744
73.131Luperina testaceaFlounced Rustic17/07/201717/07/201711
73.154Apamea remissaDusky Brocade14/07/201714/07/201711
73.158Apamea sordensRustic Shoulder-knot05/07/201705/07/201711
73.162Apamea monoglyphaDark Arches01/07/201724/07/20172164
73.163Apamea lithoxylaeaLight Arches03/07/201703/07/201711
73.169xMesapamea secalis agg.Common Rustic agg.07/07/201724/07/20171640
73.173xOligia strigilis agg.Marbled Minor agg.03/07/201721/07/201766
73.216Cosmia trapezinaDun-bar05/07/201705/07/201711
73.255Anarta trifoliiNutmeg03/07/201703/07/201711
73.267Lacanobia oleraceaBright-line Brown-eye01/07/201713/07/201766
73.270Melanchra persicariaeDot Moth02/07/201718/07/201756
73.282Hadena comptaVaried Coronet18/07/201718/07/201711
73.291Mythimna pallensCommon Wainscot06/07/201721/07/201734
73.293Mythimna impuraSmoky Wainscot02/07/201722/07/20171115
73.298Mythimna ferragoClay01/07/201721/07/201757
73.301Leucania commaShoulder-striped Wainscot16/07/201716/07/201711
73.317Agrotis exclamationisHeart & Dart01/07/201721/07/2017914
73.325Agrotis putaShuttle-shaped Dart14/07/201724/07/2017610
73.328Axylia putrisFlame14/07/201714/07/201711
73.329Ochropleura plectaFlame Shoulder01/07/201701/07/201711
73.342Noctua pronubaLarge Yellow Underwing01/07/201724/07/201723165
73.343Noctua fimbriataBroad-bordered Yellow Underwing18/07/201723/07/201722
73.345Noctua comesLesser Yellow Underwing15/07/201725/07/201747
73.346Noctua interjectaLeast Yellow Underwing21/07/201721/07/201711NFG
73.348Noctua jantheLesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing23/07/201723/07/201711
73.361Xestia triangulumDouble-square Spot01/07/201724/07/20171529
74.003Nola cucullatellaShort-cloaked Moth02/07/201702/07/201711
74.007Bena bicoloranaScarce Silver-lines09/07/201709/07/201711NFG

Annual Comparison

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

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

41.002 Blastobasis adustella41.002 Blastobasis adustella

62.029 Phycita roborella62.029 Phycita roborella

62.075 Gold Triangle - Hypsopygia costalis62.075 Gold Triangle – Hypsopygia costalis

70.013 Small Fan-footed Wave - Idaea biselata70.013 Small Fan-footed Wave – Idaea biselata

70.132 Rivulet - Perizoma affinitata70.132 Rivulet – Perizoma affinitata

71.025 Buff-tip - Phalera bucephala71.025 Buff-tip – Phalera bucephala

72.012 Brown-tail - Euproctis chrysorrhoea72.012 Brown-tail – Euproctis chrysorrhoea

72.026 Garden Tiger - Arctia caja72.026 Garden Tiger – Arctia caja

72.046 Scarce Footman - Eilema complana72.046 Scarce Footman – Eilema complana

73.282 Varied Coronet - Hadena compta73.282 Varied Coronet – Hadena compta

73.346 Least Yellow Underwing - Noctua interjecta73.346 Least Yellow Underwing – Noctua interjecta

74.007 Scarce Silver-lines - Bena bicolorana74.007 Scarce Silver-lines – Bena bicolorana