Sunday, 23 August 2009

Moth Trapping, Granada Province.

Moths caught at Realenga de Agicampe.

Pale Shoulder (Acontia lucida).
Again I was using the 125MV trap, it was a warm night with the temperature not dropping below +20 and the sky was clear. There were a couple of new species for the year Cosmopolitan (Mythimna loreyi) and Pale Shoulder (Acontia lucida) and a couple of new moths for the garden list. 
Cosmopolitan (Mythimna loreyi).
Pine Processionary (Thaumetopoea pityocampa) which is a moth that I have seen more as larva, forming there long nose to tail line and Eutelia adulatrix which is quite distinctive in the way that the wings and abdomen rest.
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Agrotis lata, The Vestal (Rhodometra sacraria), Small Mottled Willow (Spodoptera exigua), Small Marbled (Eublemma parva), Menophra japygiaria, Four-spotted Moth (Tyta luctuosa), Ni Moth (Trichoplusia ni) and Antigastra catalaunalis were a few of the other species caught.
Eutelia adulatrix.

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