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current posts

Mon 29th January 2018 18:58 by Richard Caldow
Corfe castle, 28th January.

A single Hebrew character was the only moth of the night.

Mon 29th January 2018 18:50 by Martin Wood
Wimborne 28th January 2018
Had my second moth of the year with a Common Plume found in the kitchen after running my Actinic on the 27/01/18 which was empty.
Sun 28th January 2018 12:42 by Paul Harris
Broadwey 27/1
First moths of the year here, an Early Moth and Acleris hastiana.

1960 Early Moth 03 Copyright: Paul Harris

1053 Acleris hastiana 03 Copyright: Paul Harris

Sun 28th January 2018 09:05 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 26 January
Orsothia gothica (Hebrew Character) the only moth (min overnight temp 4.7degC / cloudy)
Tue 23rd January 2018 13:32 by Geoff Lightfoot
Overcombe 22nd January
2 Viburnum Button Acleris schalleriana , 3 Light Brown Apple Moth , Winter Moth.
Sun 14th January 2018 11:20 by Geoff Lightfoot
Overcombe 13th January
2 Dark-streaked Button Acleris umbrana.
Sat 13th January 2018 18:51 by Geoff Lightfoot
Overcombe 12th January
Fri 12th January 2018 11:25 by Geoff Lightfoot
Overcombe 11th January
fem. December Moth.
Thu 11th January 2018 17:10 by Geoff Lightfoot
Overcombe 10th January
Hebrew Character.
Wed 10th January 2018 10:53 by Geoff Lightfoot
Overcombe 9th January
Rusty-dot pearl.
Tue 9th January 2018 21:24 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 9th January
No moths to the light for some weeks but tonight, there was 1 Winter Moth on the back-lit kitchen window.
Fri 5th January 2018 17:26 by Geoff Lightfoot
Overcombe 4th January
Rusty-dot pearl.
Fri 5th January 2018 10:19 by Jack Oughton
First week of January
While no adult moths for a while (a Double-striped Pug on the 30th of December by day in Weymouth), leafmines seen this week were Ectoedemia septembrella (Upwey - Hypericum), Stigmella aurella (Abbotsbury, Coryates - Bramble), Stigmella tityrella (Upwey, Portesham - Beech), Stigmella hemargyrella (Upwey - Beech), Stigmella suberivora (Abbotsbury - Holm Oak), Coptotriche marginea (Abbotsbury - Bramble), Phyllonorycter messaniella (Upwey, Portesham - Beech), Phyllonorycter maestingella (Upwey - Beech), Cameraria ohridella (Coryates - Horse Chestnut), Acrocercops brongniardella (Abbtosbury - Holm Oak) and Cosmopterix pulchrimella (Portesham - Pellitory-of-the-wall). Also found was the larvae of Epiphyas postvittana on Hypericum (Upwey).
Thu 4th January 2018 17:40 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 3.1.18
First moth of 2018 - a Winter Moth to a lighted window.