Market Weighton Moths – May 2018

Monthly Summary – Updated on 16/06/2018

40w Actinic Light

CodeScientific NameCommon NameFirst DateLast DateNights TrappedTotal MothsNotes
02.001Dyseriocrania subpurpurella
Common Oak Purple03/05/201803/05/201811NFG
28.009Endrosis sarcitrella
White-shouldered House-moth04/05/201815/05/201833
28.010Hofmannophila pseudospretella
Brown House-moth15/05/201815/05/201811
32.017Agonopterix arenella
Brindled Flat-body02/05/201804/05/201823
32.018Agonopterix heracliana
Common Flat-body15/05/201815/05/201811
44.001Alucita hexadactyla
Twenty-plume Moth07/05/201807/05/201811
49.039Epiphyas postvittana
Light Brown Apple Moth04/05/201819/05/201822
49.240Epinotia immundana
Common Birch Bell07/05/201815/05/201822
62.001Aphomia sociella
Bee Moth07/05/201824/05/201857
70.049Xanthorhoe fluctuata
Garden Carpet08/05/201824/05/201822
70.051Xanthorhoe spadicearia
Red Twin-spot Carpet09/05/201812/05/201833
70.061Epirrhoe alternata
Common Carpet22/05/201822/05/201811
70.141Gymnoscelis rufifasciata
Double-striped Pug03/05/201807/05/201856
70.156Eupithecia abbreviata
Brindled Pug10/05/201810/05/201811NFG
70.160Eupithecia tripunctaria
White-spotted Pug19/05/201819/05/201811
70.182Eupithecia assimilataCurrant Pug11/05/201811/05/201811NFG
70.183Eupithecia vulgata
Common Pug09/05/201820/05/201869
70.222Petrophora chlorosata
Brown Silver-line09/05/201809/05/201811
70.257Menophra abruptaria
Waved Umber06/05/201807/05/201822
71.018Pheosia gnoma
Lesser Swallow Prominent04/05/201807/05/201845
71.021Ptilodon capucina
Coxcomb Prominent08/05/201808/05/201811
72.022Diaphora mendica
Muslin Moth09/05/201822/05/201866
73.001Abrostola tripartita
Spectacle07/05/201817/05/201833
73.069Xylocampa areola
Early Grey01/05/201807/05/201833
73.101Charanyca trigrammica
Treble Lines24/05/201824/05/201811
73.156Apamea crenata
Clouded-bordered Brindle21/05/201822/05/201822
73.158Apamea sordens
Rustic Shoulder-knot19/05/201824/05/201822
73.242Orthosia incerta
Clouded Drab03/05/201806/05/201848
73.247Orthosia gracilis
Powdered Quaker02/05/201809/05/201869
73.249Orthosia gothica
Hebrew Character02/05/201819/05/20181323
73.267Lacanobia oleracea
Bright-line Brown-eye18/05/201824/05/201822
73.317Agrotis exclamationis
Heart & Dart21/05/201823/05/201836
73.325Agrotis puta
Shuttle-shaped Dart08/05/201824/05/20181225
73.329Ochropleura plecta
Flame Shoulder05/05/201824/05/201889
74.004Nola confusalis
Least Black Arches09/05/201821/05/201822

Annual Comparison

YearNights Trapped Species TrappedAverage Species per NightTotal Moths TrappedAverage moths per Night
201923371.601988.61
201824351.451556.45
201720381.91316.55
201615140.93241.6
201515191.26392.6
20148232.87435.37

Monthly Sightings Index

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