Saturday, 14 May 2016

Near Trabuco, Malaga Province.

Moth Trapping with Dave Grundy at Liz and Ray's over in Malaga Province.

Day five, the garden 62 Moths of 37 Species.
                Liz and Ray's 117 Moths of 51 Species.

7882 Gnophos mucidarius.
Dave and I started the day by sorting the trap our's and the warmer night time temp and no rain helped a great deal. Species included 0321 Pseudopestega chalcopepla x1, 0663 Trichophaga bipartiella x1, 1525 Plutella xylostella (Diamond backed Moth) x7, 1655 Ethmia bipunctella x1, 1985 Elachista nuraghella x1, 3029 Dysspastus fallax x3, 4855 Epinotia thapsiana x2, 4887 Crocidosema plebejana x1, 5381 Amblypyilia acanthodactyla x1, 5552 Emmelina monodactyla (Common Plume) x1, 5624 Pyralis obsoletalis x1, 5742 Etiella zinckenella x1, 6184 Eudonia angustia x2, 6488 Evergestis frumentalis x1, 6531 Udea ferrugalis (Rusty Dot Pearl) x3, 6700 Dolicharthria punctalis x2, 6719 Nomophila noctuella (Rush Veneer) x1, 7581 Neognopharia stevenaria x1, 7765 Peribatodes manuelarius manuelarius (Lydd Beauty) x2, 7882 Gnophos mucidarius x1, 8049 Scopula submutata nivellearia x1, 8167 Idaea subsericeata (Satin Wave) x1, 8169 Idaea cervantaria 3, 8169 Idaea eugeniata x2, 8189 Idaea degeneraria (Portland Ribbon Wave) x4, 8211 Rhodometra sacaria (The Vestal) x1, 8246 Orthonama obstipata (The Gem), 8328 Nebula ibericata ibericata x1, 8599 Gymnoscelis rufifasciata (Double-striped Pug) x2, 9367 Heliothis peltigera (Bordered Straw) 1, 9370 Heliothis armigera (Scarce Bordered Straw) x1, 9433 Caradrina clavipalpis (Pale Mottled Willow) x2, 9454 Hoplodrina ambigua (Vine's Rustic) x1, 10029 Mythimna scirpi x1, 10238 Peridroma saucia (Pearly Underwing) x1, 10351 Agrotis segetum (Turnip Moth) x1 and 10493 Eilema caniola (Hoary Footman) x1.
Laphoterges millierei.
One the MV was done we headed over to Liz and Ray's arriving just before 08:00 and started to sort through the two Actinic's doing mine first as Dave's could be moved out of the sun easier. We later did Dave's and this is the break down of what we saw, 0577 Infurcitinea atrifasciella x1, 0663 Trichophaga bipartiella x2,  1429 Distagmos ledereri x1, 1655 Ethmia bipunctella x2, 3029 Dysspastus fallax x1, 3445a Pseudotelphusa occidentella x1, 3498  Mirificarma eburnella x2, 3798 Aproaerema anthyllidella x1, 5552 Emmelina monodactyla (Common Plume) x1, 5742 Etiella zinckenella x1, 5830 Epischnia illotella x1, 5864 Acrobasis obliqua x3, 5864 Acrobasis obliqua x2, 6173 Scoparia staudingeralis x1, 6184 Eudonia angustia x3, 6531 Udea ferrugalis (Rusty Dot Pearl) x2, 6551 Udea numeralis x2, 6601 Pyrausta despicata x1, 6699 Dolicharthria concoloralis x2, 6719 Nomophila noctuella (Rush Veneer) x5, 7504 Watsonalla uncinula x5, 7564 Itame vincularia x3, 7579 Isturgia spodiara x2, 7765 Peribatodes manuelarius manuelarius (Lydd Beauty) x2, 7806 Adactylotis gesticularia x6, 7882 Gnophos mucidarius x1, 7926 Aspitates ochrearia (Yellow Belle) x1, 7932 Dyscia penulataria (Iberian Scalloped Bar) x1, 8167 Idaea subsericeata (Satin Wave) x1, 8169 Idaea cervantaria x1, 8265 Catarhoe basochesiata x1, 8509 Eupithecia cenaureata (Lime-speck Pug) x1, 8599 Gymnoscelis rufifasciata (Double-striped Pug) x1, 8777x Acronicta psi agg (Grey Dagger agg), 9206 Cucullia calendulae x1, 9068 Laphoterges  millierei x2, 9288 Amephana aurita x7, 9367 Heliothis peltigera (Bordered Straw) x1, 9433 Caradrina clavipalpis (Pale Mottled Willow) x4, 9435 Caradrina noctivaga x9, 9454 Hoplodrina ambigua (Vine's Rustic) x2, 9901 Anarta sodae x1, 9936 Hadena andalusica (Barrett's Marbled Cornet) x1, 10003 Mythimna vitellina (The Delicate) x2, 10029 Mythimna scirpi x1, 10343 Agrotis puta (Shuttle Shaped Dart) x1, 10351 Agrotis segetum (Turnip Moth) x2, 10493 Nola Chlamitulalis (Jersey Black Arches) x1, 10493 Eilema caniola (Hoary Footman) x18 and 10600 Arctia villica angelica ssp x1.

A cracking nights mothing with several new species for me and a few for Dave I think.
9901 Anarta sodae.

10493 Nola Chlamitulalis (Jersey Black Arches).
10600 Arctia villica angelica.
9206 Cucullia calendulae.
8777x Acronicta psi agg (Grey Dagger agg).
10003 Mythimna vitellina (The Delicate).

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