Friday, 29 April 2016


24th April
Frosted Green
Conditions: Dry, early cloud clearing and becoming cold later.

A quiet evening with little wind to speak and clearing skies.
Few moths around at first but becoming busier.
Enticed 28 moths to the moth trap numbering 13 species.

Great Prominent

The list included:

Small Quaker 2
Twin-spotted Quaker 1
Common Quaker 3
Early Grey 1
Early Tooth-striped 2
Engrailed 1
Hebrew Character 1
Clouded Drab 7
Frosted Green 5
Lunar Marbled Brown 1
Great Prominent 1

Dyseriocrania subpurpurella

and a single of the micro
Dyseriocrania subpurpurella (Common Oak Purple) pictured to the left which was confirmed by Sam Bosanquet.

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