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Sat 26th January 2019 13:23 by Rebecca Porter
Puddletown 25th January
2 Pale Brindled Beauty, 2 Chestnut (maybe one dark), 2 Winter Moth and 1 Common Quaker
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Fri 25th January 2019 14:04 by Paul Harris
Broadwey 24/1
Chestnut (2).
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Fri 25th January 2019 10:16 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 25th January
Double-striped Pug.
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Thu 17th January 2019 23:24 by Paul Harris
Broadwey
Late news on a moth I caught on 6/1/19. It has been identified by Phil Sterling as Lyonetia prunifoliella, a most unexpected result. There appear to be very few Dorset records at all.
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Tue 15th January 2019 19:06 by Paul Harris
Broadwey 14/1
Angle Shades.
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Mon 14th January 2019 13:38 by Paul Harris
Broadwey 13/1
Acleris umbrana the sole occupant of the trap.
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Sat 12th January 2019 13:32 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 11 January
Three species: E.postvittana, 2 Winter Moth, ffy Spring Usher (Cloudy 5.9 degC)

04 Spring Usher Copyright: Gillian Nash, 11 January 2019

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Fri 11th January 2019 15:05 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 10th January
Winter Moth , Dark Chestnut.
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Tue 8th January 2019 14:08 by Paul Harris
Broadwey 7/1
Leek Moth (Acrolepiopsis assectella) today, the first I've had for years.
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Mon 7th January 2019 22:15 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 6 January 2019
Five species: Mottled Umber, Chestnut, Dk Chestnut, Winter Moths, and possible Acleris schalleriana (minimum temp 5.6 degsC / cloud)
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Mon 7th January 2019 17:50 by Paul Harris
Broadwey 6/1
Acleris umbrana and Turnip Moth. Edit: apparently the Turnip is only the 2nd ever January record. Thanks to Les Evans-Hill for the info.
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Mon 7th January 2019 10:04 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 6th January
Winter Moth.
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Wed 2nd January 2019 12:21 by Andrew Foster
Bridport 1 January
Single Silver Y - only moth
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Tue 1st January 2019 22:21 by Paul Harris
Broadwey 31/12
A mild night but just one moth, an Angle Shades.
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Tue 1st January 2019 11:36 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 31 December
Satellite, Chestnut and three Winter Moth (minimum overnight 7.5 degsC)
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