Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Realenga de Agicampe, Granada Province.

Moth Trapping.

At least four more species for the gardsn moth list with another three needing to be sorted. The first three new species were all Micro's including 0628 Nemapogon nevadellus, 3498 Mirificarma eburnella and 3757 (0842) Sophronia humerella plus the macro 10096 (2107) Noctua pronuba f. rufa (Large Yellow Underwing) a very common species back in the UK but the first I have caught here amongst the Olives.
Other species included 0661 (0234) Trichophaga tapetzella (Tapestry Moth), 1525 (0464) Plutella xylostella (Diamond backed Moth), 5144 (1261) Cydia pomonella (Codling Moth), 7581 Gnopharmia stevenaria, 8145 Idaea manicaria, 8509 (1825) Eupithecia cenaureata (Lime-speck Pug), 8638 (1871) Lithostege griseata (Grey Carpet) and 9433 (2389) Caradrina clavipalpis (Pale Mottled Willow).
Photographs from the top: Nemapogon nevadellus, Mirificarma eburnella, Sophronia humerella, Noctua pronuba f. rufa (Large Yellow Underwing), Plutella xylostella (Diamond backed Moth) and Gnopharmia stevenaria.

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