Market Weighton Moths – May 2021

Monthly Summary – Updated on 26/06/2021

40w Actinic Light

CodeScientific NameCommon NameFirst DateLast DateNights TrappedTotal MothsNotes
49.039Epiphyas postvittanaLight Brown Apple Moth08/05/202108/05/202111
62.001Aphomia sociellaBee Moth27/05/202127/05/202111
70.049Xanthorhoe fluctuataGarden Carpet19/05/202127/05/202144
70.051Xanthorhoe spadiceariaRed Twin-spot Carpet09/05/202127/05/202133
70.094Ecliptopera silaceataSmall Phoenix17/05/202117/05/202111
70.156Eupithecia abbreviataBrindled Pug09/05/202109/05/202111
70.183Eupithecia vulgataCommon Pug26/05/202126/05/202111
70.184Eupithecia exiguataMottled Pug27/05/202127/05/202111
70.252Biston betulariaPeppered Moth27/05/202127/05/202111
70.257Menophra abruptariaWaved Umber17/05/202124/05/202122
71.020Pterostoma palpinaPale Prominent25/05/202125/05/202111
71.027Clostera curtulaChocolate-tip24/05/202124/05/202111
72.022Diaphora mendicaMuslin Moth06/05/202119/05/202155
72.024Phragmatobia fuliginosaRuby Tiger08/05/202108/05/202111
73.001Abrostola tripartitaSpectacle17/05/202121/05/202122
73.038xAcronicta psi/tridensGrey/Dark Dagger12/05/202112/05/202111
73.069Xylocampa areolaEarly Grey09/05/202117/05/202135
73.101Charanyca trigrammicaTreble Lines27/05/202127/05/202111
73.241Panolis flammeaPine Beauty09/05/202115/05/202122
73.242Orthosia incertaClouded Drab08/05/202108/05/202111
73.244Orthosia cerasiCommon Quaker02/05/202119/05/202122
73.249Orthosia gothicaHebrew Character02/05/202114/05/202147
73.317Agrotis exclamationisHeart & Dart18/05/202127/05/202133
73.325Agrotis putaShuttle-shaped Dart02/05/202127/05/20211317

Annual Comparison

YearNights Trapped Species TrappedAverage Species per NightTotal Moths TrappedAverage moths per Night
202127240.88652.40
202031692.2342713.77
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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2018201820182018201820182018201820182018
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