Thursday, 24 November 2022

Realenga de Agicampe, Huétor Tajar, Granada Province, Spain.

Moth Recording.

9684 Allophyes alfaroi only second record for the garden.
I ran the 15watt Actinic trap up on the terrace but I was not expecting much so I was quite happy with the catch which included 6496 Evergestis isatidalis x3, 6690 Palpita vitrealis x1, 6719 Nomophila noctuella (Rush Veneer) x1, 7725 Menophora japygiaria (Brassy Waved Umber) x1, 9206 Cucullia calendulae (Marigold Shark) x2, 9460 Spodoptera exigua (Small Mottled Willow) x1, 9565 Agrochola lychnidis (Beaded Chestnut) x23, 9684 Allophyes alfaroi x1, 9721 Polymixis xanthomista (Black Banded) x1, 10096 Noctua pronuba (Large Yellow Underwing) x1 and 10351 Agrotis segetum (Turnip Moth) x3.
9721 Polymixis xanthomista (Black Banded) possibly new for the garden.
9460 Spodoptera exigua (Small Mottled Willow).
10096 Noctua pronuba (Large Yellow Underwing).
6496 Evergestis isatidalis.

9206 Cucullia calendulae (Marigold Shark).
Totals were 38 moths of 11 species, most were photographed and all released back into the garden.
10351 Agrotis segetum (Turnip Moth).
10351 Agrotis segetum (Turnip Moth).
10351 Agrotis segetum (Turnip Moth).
9565 Agrochola lychnidis (Beaded Chestnut).
9565 Agrochola lychnidis (Beaded Chestnut).
9565 Agrochola lychnidis (Beaded Chestnut).
9565 Agrochola lychnidis (Beaded Chestnut).
9565 Agrochola lychnidis (Beaded Chestnut).
9565 Agrochola lychnidis (Beaded Chestnut).
9565 Agrochola lychnidis (Beaded Chestnut).

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