Market Weighton Moths – August 2017

Monthly Summary – Updated on 13/09/2017

40w Actinic Light

73 species recorded during the month, including 6 new species (NFG)

CodeScientific NameCommon NameFirst DateLast DateNights TrappedTotal MothsNotes
3.001Triodia sylvinaOrange Swift05/08/201709/08/201733
17.012Ypsolopha sequellaPied Smudge29/08/201729/08/201711NFG
20.012Argyresthia goedartellaGolden Argent11/08/201711/08/201711
28.010Hofmannophila pseudospretellaBrown House-moth11/08/201711/08/201711
32.030Agonopterix nervosaDark-fringed Flat-body06/08/201706/08/201711NFG
41.002Blastobasis adustellaFurness Dowd03/08/201711/08/201722
45.044Emmelina monodactylaCommon Plume10/08/201710/08/201711
49.039Epiphyas postvittanaLight Brown Apple Moth10/08/201731/08/201768
49.062Acleris forsskaleanaMaple Button04/08/201704/08/201711
49.077Acleris varieganaGarden Rose Tortrix11/08/201731/08/201722
49.109Agapeta hamanaCommon Yellow Conch11/08/201711/08/201711
49.161Celypha striana13/08/201714/08/201723
49.166Celypha lacunana19/08/201719/08/201711
49.240Epinotia immundanaCommon Birch Bell06/08/201706/08/201711
62.077Endotricha flammealis02/08/201711/08/201734
63.018Anania coronataSpotted Magpie04/08/201704/08/201711
63.038Pleuroptya ruralisMother of Pearl11/08/201720/08/201745
63.064Scoparia ambigualisCommon Grey04/08/201704/08/201711
63.089Agriphila tristellaCommon Grass-veneer05/08/201730/08/20171446
63.092Agriphila selasella07/08/201711/08/201744
63.093Agriphila straminellaStraw Grass-veneer11/08/201729/08/2017715
63.102Catoptria falsella10/08/201710/08/201711
63.117Parapoynx stratiotataRinged China-mark02/08/201702/08/201711
69.003Laothoe populiPoplar Hawk-moth03/08/201708/08/201733
70.011Idaea dimidiataSingle-dotted Wave05/08/201705/08/201711
70.016Idaea aversataRiband Wave06/08/201716/08/201744
70.049Xanthorhoe fluctuataGarden Carpet29/08/201731/08/201734
70.053Xanthorhoe designataFlame Carpet19/08/201719/08/201711NFG
70.061Epirrhoe alternataCommon Carpet02/08/201716/08/201766
70.085Cidaria fulvataBarred Yellow11/08/201711/08/201711
70.097Dysstroma truncataCommon Marbled Carpet06/08/201730/08/201778
70.100Colostygia pectinatariaGreen Carpet29/08/201730/08/201724
70.141Gymnoscelis rufifasciataDouble-striped Pug17/08/201719/08/201722
70.226Opisthograptis luteolataBrimstone Moth07/08/201710/08/201722
70.258Peribatodes rhomboidariaWillow Beauty07/08/201731/08/20171438
70.265Alcis repandataMottled Beauty04/08/201704/08/201711
71.005Furcula furculaSallow Kitten01/08/201715/08/201733
71.017Pheosia tremulaSwallow Prominent15/08/201719/08/201722
71.018Pheosia gnomaLesser Swallow Prominent04/08/201704/08/201711
72.002Rivula sericealisStraw Dot13/08/201714/08/201722
72.024Phragmatobia fuliginosaRuby Tiger12/08/201712/08/201711
72.044Eilema griseolaDingy Footman07/08/201714/08/201733
72.045Eilema lurideolaCommon Footman06/08/201706/08/201711
73.015Autographa gammaSilver Y11/08/201711/08/201711
73.022Plusia festucaeGold Spot02/08/201717/08/2017912
73.045Acronicta rumicisKnot Grass03/08/201716/08/201769NFG
73.062xAmphipyra pyramidea agg.Copper Underwing agg.11/08/201730/08/201722
73.064Amphipyra tragopoginisMouse Moth10/08/201731/08/201779
73.084Bryophila domesticaMarbled Beauty05/08/201718/08/201734
73.113Phlogophora meticulosaAngle Shades20/08/201720/08/201711
73.121Gortyna flavagoFrosted Orange31/08/201731/08/201711NFG
73.123Hydraecia micaceaRosy Rustic15/08/201729/08/201722
73.131Luperina testaceaFlounced Rustic12/08/201731/08/2017710
73.154Apamea remissaDusky Brocade02/08/201710/08/201733
73.162Apamea monoglyphaDark Arches02/08/201707/08/201756
73.169xMesapamea secalis agg.Common Rustic agg.02/08/201720/08/20171329
73.255Anarta trifoliiNutmeg04/08/201707/08/201722
73.274Mamestra brassicaeCabbage Moth11/08/201712/08/201722
73.291Mythimna pallensCommon Wainscot11/08/201718/08/201722
73.319Agrotis segetumTurnip Moth18/08/201719/08/201722
73.325Agrotis putaShuttle-shaped Dart02/08/201718/08/20171327
73.328Axylia putrisFlame18/08/201718/08/201711
73.329Ochropleura plectaFlame Shoulder02/08/201731/08/20171645
73.334Diarsia rubiSmall Square-spot03/08/201713/08/201722
73.342Noctua pronubaLarge Yellow Underwing02/08/201731/08/201722506
73.345Noctua comesLesser Yellow Underwing02/08/201730/08/2017817
73.346Noctua interjectaLeast Yellow Underwing08/08/201708/08/2017118
73.348Noctua jantheLesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing04/08/201719/08/20171116
73.353Xestia bajaDotted Clay10/08/201710/08/201711NFG
73.357Xestia xanthographaSquare-spot Rustic15/08/201731/08/2017511
73.358Xestia sexstrigataSix-striped Rustic19/08/201719/08/201711
73.359Xestia c-nigrumSetaceous Hebrew Character07/08/201720/08/2017915
73.368Naenia typicaGothic02/08/201702/08/201711

Annual Comparison

YearNights Trapped Species TrappedTotal Moths TrappedAverage moths per Night
2017237395841.65
20160000
20152078112556.25
2014244937415.58

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

3.001 Orange Swift - Triodia sylvina3.001 Orange Swift – Triodia sylvina

17.012 Ypsolopha sequella17.012 Ypsolopha sequella

32.030 Agonopterix nervosa32.030 Agonopterix nervosa

70.053 Flame Carpet - Xanthorhoe designata70.053 Flame Carpet – Xanthorhoe designata

71.005 Sallow Kitten - Furcula furcula71.005 Sallow Kitten – Furcula furcula

71.018 Lesser Swallow Prominent - Pheosia gnoma71.018 Lesser Swallow Prominent – Pheosia gnoma

73.022 Gold Spot - Plusia festucae73.022 Gold Spot – Plusia festucae

73.045 Knot Grass - Acronicta rumicis73.045 Knot Grass – Acronicta rumicis

73.121 BF2364 Frosted Orange - Gortyna flavago73.121 BF2364 Frosted Orange – Gortyna flavago

73.353 Dotted Clay - Xestia baja73.353 Dotted Clay – Xestia baja