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Sat 9th September 2006 16:18 by David Evans
I did Middleroom Wood (The scene of an earlier disaster this year with a manure heap) on 6th September. I had a sheet in the car park area and two robo traps out south and west. Well the greatest tally of insects were the hornets of course. I had ninety at the sheet all boxed up to stop them stinging me and eating the moths. Not so the moths in the the traps i had at least 10 Hornets in each trap and some of the identification had to be done by the wing only. All in all a scary night. I do not like hornets when trapping on your own.

The pealy underwing was a surprise and 25 Pale eggars was nice.

  • 15 Hepialus sylvina Orange Swift 1
  • 658 Carcina quercana 3
  • 969 Pandemis corylana Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix 9
  • 972 Pandemis heparana Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix 1
  • 977 Archips podana Large Fruit-tree Tortrix 1
  • 1425 Galleria mellonella Wax Moth 1
  • 1614 Pararge aegeria Speckled Wood 1
  • 1632 Trichiura crataegi Pale Eggar 25
  • 1646 Watsonalla binaria Oak Hook-tip 1
  • 1752 Cosmorhoe ocellata Purple Bar 1
  • 1764 Chloroclysta truncata Common Marbled Carpet 2
  • 1768 Thera obeliscata Grey Pine Carpet 8
  • 1776 Colostygia pectinataria Green Carpet 8
  • 1862 Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Double-striped Pug 1
  • 1906 Opisthograptis luteolata Brimstone Moth 9
  • 1914 Ennomos fuscantaria Dusky Thorn 3
  • 2044 Eilema griseola Dingy Footman 1
  • 2064 Phragmatobia fuliginosa Ruby Tiger 1
  • 2102 Ochropleura plecta Flame Shoulder 3
  • 2107 Noctua pronuba Large Yellow Underwing 16
  • 2109 Noctua comes Lesser Yellow Underwing 2
  • 2110 Noctua fimbriata Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing 1
  • 2111 Noctua janthe Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing 3
  • 2119 Peridroma saucia Pearly Underwing 1
  • 2126 Xestia c-nigrum Setaceous Hebrew Character 9
  • 2134 Xestia xanthographa Square-spot Rustic 15
  • 2199 Mythimna pallens Common Wainscot 1
  • 2269 Atethmia centrago Centre-barred Sallow 4
  • 2297 Amphipyra pyramidea Copper Underwing 4
  • 2306 Phlogophora meticulosa Angle Shades 1
  • 2400 Helicoverpa armigera Scarce Bordered Straw 1
  • 2474 Rivula sericealis Straw Dot 2
  • 2477 Hypena proboscidalis Snout 7
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