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Tue 30th June 2020 23:31 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 29 June
Oak Hook-tip and first for several years Lappet
Tue 30th June 2020 17:13 by Martin Raper
Beaminster 29th June
FFY were July Highflier, Bordered Beauty, single Dotted wave.  43 macro species
Tue 30th June 2020 17:04 by Andrew Foster
Bridport 29th June
Single Box-tree Moth - my 3rd from Bridport (previous ones in autumn of 2018)
Tue 30th June 2020 06:34 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 29 June 2020
FFY Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing, Grey Arches, Dun-bar and Dark Spectacle. Early Thorn is back again.
Sun 28th June 2020 14:47 by Will Bown
Winterborne Stickland - 27th June
From 200 plus moths from just one trap overnight were: Barred Yellow, Dark Arches, Common Wave, Dwarf Cream Wave, Single-dotted Wave and special highlights Scallop Shell and Brown Scallop.

1791 Brown Scallop 04 Copyright: Will Bown

Sat 27th June 2020 17:01 by Will Bown
Swallow-tailed Moth, Small Yellow Wave, Engrailed, Coronet, Clay, Clouded Silver and V-Pug among the visitors and a surprise in the form of Cydalima perspectalis the Box-tree Moth which seems to be continuing its expansion westwards.

1409a Box-tree Moth 01 Copyright: Will Bown

Sat 27th June 2020 11:52 by Martin Wood
26th June wimbone
Robinson 50W MV A wet night and wind night min temp15c, Dark Arches, Brimstone Moth,Willow Beauty, Riband,Bright-line Brown-eye, Scalloped Oak, Chrysoteuchia culmella, Endotricha flammealis, Lozotaenia forsterana
Fri 26th June 2020 23:52 by Christopher Fox
25th June Leigh... Church farm .
At least 121 species. NFY: Acleris kochiella, ghost moth, white plume, dot moth, Spilonota ocellana, Limnaecia phragmitella, Yponomeuta malinellus, Yponomeuta cagnagella, Catoptria pinella, oak nycteoline, yellow shell, light arches, Crambus perlella, Orthotella sparganella, tawney barred angle, brown tail, scarlet tiger 6, rosy footman, Crassa tinctella, muslin footman and Acrobasis suavella.Of note 7 leopard moth and 3 scarce silver-lines.
Fri 26th June 2020 18:24 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 25th June
Diamond-back Moth , Yarrow Plume , Sycamore , another Beautiful Snout - male yesterday , female today.
Fri 26th June 2020 18:02 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 25th June
An amazing night with a record number of 104 species for this site including 1 Small China-mark (female), 1 Marbled Green, 1 Scarce Silver-lines, 1 Yarrow Plume, 1 Lilac Beauty, 1 Peach Blossom, 1 Large Emerald, 1 Blue-bordered Carpet, 4 Scarlet Tiger, 1 Catoptria pinella and 1 Ethmia dodecea. A busy morning!
Fri 26th June 2020 17:51 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 24th June
A good night with 64 species including Green Silver-lines, Anania crocealis, Rhodophaea formosa.
Fri 26th June 2020 16:57 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 25 June 2020
An even better night with around 150 species, and lots of moths (including 12 Leopard which is the most I've ever had on a single night).  FFG Limnaecia phragmitella and an Anacampsis sp.  FFY E. fonella, P. palumbella, A. suavella, Chilo phragmitella, U. prunalis, Festoon, Rosy Footman, Four-spotted Footman and Bird's Wing,
Fri 26th June 2020 16:19 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 25.6.20 125W MV
91 species including FFG Crescent Plume, Acrobasis repandana and Calamotropha paludella.  FFY included Crassa unitella, Pyrausta purpuralis, Mother of Pearl, Peach Blossom, Buff Arches, Small Emerald, Brown-tail, Yellow-tail and Double Square-spot.
Fri 26th June 2020 00:16 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 24 June 125w MV
Ffy: White Speck, Leopard Moth, Magpie, Yellow Shell, Short-cloaked Moth, Brown-tail, C.quercana, P.aurata, P.despicata, A.kochiella, C.paludella.
Thu 25th June 2020 21:31 by Martin Wood
Wiborne 24th June
Riband wave -5, Beautiful Hook-tip, Elephant Hawk-moth, Treble Brown Spot-2,Blue-bordered Carpet and the highlight of the morning was finding my 1st Privet Hawk-moth
1976 Privet Hawk-moth 03 Copyright: Martin Wood
Thu 25th June 2020 19:32 by Rebecca Porter
Puddletown 24th June
Highlights were Yellow Barred, Delicate, Festoon, Green Silver-lines, Lappet, Leopard moth, Rivulet, Swallow-tailed moth and Phtheochroa rugosana
Thu 25th June 2020 18:24 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 24th June
Peach Blossom , Yellow Shell , Barred Yellow , V-Pug , Magpie Moth , Swallow-tailed Moth , Mottled Beauty , Clouded Silver , Brussels Lace , Orange Footman , Grey Arches-nfg , Obscure Wainscot , Poplar Grey , Miller , Coronet , Clouded Brindle , Rustic , Silky Wainscot-wismariensis , Silver Y , Beautiful Hook-tip , Beautiful Snout - nfg -possible immigrant ?
Thu 25th June 2020 07:28 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 24 June 2020
Another bumper night with 103 species. FFY Holly Tortrix, Bud Moth, C. paludella, Water Veneer, A. coronata, Mother of Pearl, Peach Blossom, Purple Clay and Miller.
Wed 24th June 2020 23:15 by Christopher Fox
23rd June.Leigh Church farm (survey)
97 species.Best night of the year also. NFY: lappet, leopard, yellow tail, Carcina quercana, short cloaked moth2, cypress carpet and Pyrausta despicata.
Wed 24th June 2020 23:14 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 23 June 125w MV
Warm night with ideal conditions, but still only around forty species, including: Coronet, Cinnabar, Chinese Character, Common Emerald, Archips podana, with ffy Treble Brown-spot, Elophila nymphaeata (Brown China-mk), Catoptria pinella
Wed 24th June 2020 14:52 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 23.6.20 125W MV
Best night here too - 87 species with a few more to sort out.  Highlight was FFG Cydia fagiglandana (ID by Phil Sterling).  FFY included: Bramble-shoot Moth (Notocelia uddmanniana), Eudonia delunella, Small Blood-vein, Small Yellow Wave, Swallow-tailed Moth, Blue-bordered Carpet, Garden Tiger, and Plain Golden Y.
Wed 24th June 2020 09:53 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 23 June 2020
The best night so far this year with 85 species.  FFG Pea Moth (C. nigricana).  Also 1 Dark Sword-grass and 2 Silver Y.
Wed 24th June 2020 00:15 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 22 June
Sixteen species, including: A.achatana, E.cana, Lychnis, with ffy Double Square-spot, Sandy Carpet, Plain Golden Y
Tue 23rd June 2020 18:12 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 22nd June
Figure of Eighty , Dwarf Cream Wave , Small Rivulet-nfg , Small Seraphim , Clouded Border , Swallow-tailed Moth , White Satin , Scarce Footman , Brown-tail , Dark Sword-grass , Cabbage Moth , Southern Wainscot , Bordered Sallow , Beautiful Hook-tip.
Tue 23rd June 2020 09:36 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 22.6.20 125W MV
56 species, including FFG Treble Brown-spot and FFY Mompha ochraceella, Rhodophaea formosa, Scalloped Oak, Common White Wave, Haworth's Pug, White Satin and L-album Wainscot.
Tue 23rd June 2020 08:23 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 22 June 2020
FFY Ghost (female), Large Emerald, Brown-tail, Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing and Kent Black Arches.
Mon 22nd June 2020 20:34 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 21 & 20 June 125w MV
21 June: eleven species, including Lychnis, A.achatana, C.consimilana.  Ffy: Clay, Single-dotted Wave

20 June: ten species, including ffy Scalloped Oak

Mon 22nd June 2020 07:00 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 21 June 2020
FFY P. rugosana, Meal Moth, Scarce Footman and Drinker.
Sun 21st June 2020 23:24 by Christopher Fox
Leigh Church farm 20th June.
32 species no NFY but marbled white spot, barred yellow, lobster and Gypsonoma dealbana were amongst the catch.
Sun 21st June 2020 15:00 by Andrew Foster
Bridport 19th & 20th June
19th: 18 sp. including FFY Leopard Moth, Buff Arches and Smoky Wainscot. 20th: 33 sp. including FFY Barred Yellow, Green Arches and Light Arches
Sun 21st June 2020 01:09 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 19 May, 125w MV
Eighteen species, including: Spectacle, Peppered Moth, Parornix sp, ffy Bordered Beauty
Sat 20th June 2020 22:38 by Christopher Fox
19th June Leigh Church farm (survey)
82 species.NFY: small blood vein, scalloped oak, lobster moth, cabbage moth, heart and club, scarce silver lines, green pug, Dioryctria abietella and Epitonia abbreviana.
Sat 20th June 2020 16:49 by Will Bown
Winterborne Stickland - 19th June
Dwarf Cream Wave, White-point, Dark Arches, Cinnabar, Mottled Rustic, Sandy Carpet, Foxglove Pug, Green Pug, Double-striped Pug, Blood-vein, Small Blood-vein, Clouded Silver, Lozotaenia forsterana and Notocelia rosaecolana were among the 328 moths here of 55 species.
Sat 20th June 2020 16:14 by Martin Raper
Beaminster 19th June
58 Macro and easy Micro Species.
NFG are White Satin and Small Plume
FFY are Swallow-tailed, Shark, Beautiful Hook-tip, Fan-foot, Phoenix, Figure of Eighty, Clay, Barred red, Smoky Wainscot, Meal Moth, Corn Borer, Anania coronata
Sat 20th June 2020 07:37 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 20.6.20 125W MV
61 species, including FFY Ditula angustiorana, Clepsis consimilana, Anania crocealis, Barred Yellow, Phoenix, Common Footman, Fan-foot, Small Fan-foot, Blackneck, Coronet & Smoky Wainscot.
Fri 19th June 2020 22:17 by Mike Hetherington
Studland 17.6.20
Report from Jon Bellamy of Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth nectaring on Sweet William flowers.
Fri 19th June 2020 10:57 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 17th June
A good night with 65 species including Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix, Little Emerald, Peach Blossom, Swallow-tailed, Kent Black Arches, Common Emerald, Fern, Small Dotted Buff.
Fri 19th June 2020 06:23 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 18 June 2020
FFY Dot Moth.
Fri 19th June 2020 00:11 by Gillian Nash
Leigh, NWDorset 17 June 125w MV
Around forty species, including: Swallow-tailed, Dk/Grey Dagger, Fan-foot, Lt Emerald, with ffy Broad-bordered Yellow U/wing, Yellow-tail, Common Footman, O.nubilalis, E.delunella, T.suavella (minimum 14.6 degsC) Violet Ground Beetle also in the trap.
Thu 18th June 2020 22:30 by Christopher Fox
Leigh church farm (survey)
73 SPECIES.NFY: plain golden y, lunar spotted pinion, common footman, small dotted buff, sandy carpet, caloptila stigmatella, Eudonia pallida, Argolamprotes micella 3, celypha striana, orthotaenia undulana and Acleris schalleriana.
Thu 18th June 2020 15:57 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 17th June
Peach Blossom , Barred Yellow , Small Yellow Wave , Sharp-angled Peacock , Brussels Lace , White Satin , Short-cloaked Moth , L-album Wainscot , Obscure Wainscot , Clouded-bordered Brindle , Common Rustic agg. , Uncertain , Silver Y , Dark Spectacle.
Thu 18th June 2020 08:35 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 17 June 2020
Another good night with 70 species. FFG A. verbascalis. FFY Short-cloaked Moth and Garden Tiger,
Wed 17th June 2020 17:33 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 16th June
Galium Carpet , Lilac Beauty , Peppered , Shark.
Wed 17th June 2020 15:57 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 16.6.20 125W MV
56 species, including FFY Pandemis cerasana, Lackey and Dark/Grey Dagger agg.
Wed 17th June 2020 11:49 by Will Bown
Winterborne Stickland - 16th June
Nothing especially unusual but a nice colourful selection including: a pristine Brimstone, Fanfoot, Clouded Border, Willow Beauty, Dwarf Cream Wave, Common Wave, Common Footman, Udea prunalis, Udea olivalis, Crambus perlella and Notocelia uddmanniana the Bramble Shoot Moth.

1175 Bramble Shoot Moth 03 Copyright: Will Bown

Wed 17th June 2020 11:19 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 16th June
lower numbers this night with 40 species but including 1 lilac Beauty, 1 Short-clothed Moth, 1 White Plume Moth and 1 Dioryctria abietella.
Wed 17th June 2020 11:15 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 15th June
A great night with 60 species including 1 Swallow-tailed, 2 Brussels Lace, 1 Common Emerald, 1 Peach Blossom and 1 Small China-mark
Wed 17th June 2020 11:12 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 13th June
a busy few days with butterflies and moths. This night there were 54 species including 1 Double Square-spot and 1 Ringed China-mark, always great to see.
Wed 17th June 2020 00:13 by Christopher Fox
15th June Leigh Church farm (survey)
71 species.NFY:common lutestring, 5 blue bordered carpet, mother of pearl, fan foot, Hedya salicella, Nemapogon cloacella, nemapogon clematella, magpie, peach blossom, Rhodophaea formosa and common rustic.
Tue 16th June 2020 23:01 by Gillian Nash
Tue 16th June 2020 17:42 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 15th June
Shaded Pug.
Tue 16th June 2020 08:03 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 15 June 2020
Best night this year so far with 78 species. FFY P. subochreella, B. blandella, Dwarf Cream Wave, Round-winged Muslin and Green Silver-lines.
Mon 15th June 2020 21:05 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 14 June 125w MV
Sixteen species / twenty five individuals, including: Bright-line Brown-eye, Pale Mottled Willow, Clouded Border, with ffy: Common Rustic, Fan-foot, Gillmeria pallidactyla
Mon 15th June 2020 20:00 by Christopher Fox
13th June. Leigh. Church farm (study)
64 species..NFY: buff arches, pinion streaked snout, pine carpet, broad bordered yellow underwing, common emerald, udea prunalis, miller. NFF: brown scallop, celypha aurofasciana and Aethes cnicana.
Mon 15th June 2020 17:41 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 14th June
Lackey , Blood-vein , Dwarf Cream Wave , Satin Wave , Haworth's Pug , White Satin , Lychnis , Obscure Wainscot , Uncertain , Pale Mottled Willow , 2 Silver Y , Plain Golden Y.
Mon 15th June 2020 09:49 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 14.6.20 125W MV
62 species including new for the garden Homoeosoma sinuella.  FFY were Hypsopygia costalis, Udea prunalis, Eurpoean Corn-borer, Lappet, Common Emerald, Shark and Shoulder-striped Wainscot. Also singles of Diamond-back Moth and Rusty-dot Pearl.
Mon 15th June 2020 06:56 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 14 June 2020
A misty night with 64 species.  FFY E. dodecea, Magpie, Swallow-tailed Moth, Blue-bordered carpet, Smoky Wainscot and Fan-foot.
Sun 14th June 2020 23:39 by Gillian Nash
Eighteen species, including: Silver Y, Beautiful Hook-tip, Small Dotted Buff, rarely seen here female Lackey, C.striana, H. ochroleucana, A.podana, with ffy Ancylis achatana, Six-spot Burnet in the garden this afternoon

0169 Six-spot Burnet 04 Copyright: Gillian Nash, 14 June 2020

Sun 14th June 2020 18:17 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 13th June
Common Emerald , Barred Straw , Barred Yellow , Pretty Chalk Carpet - NFG , Freyer's Pug , Magpie , Light Emerald , Privet Hawk-moth , White Satin , Brown-tail , Cinnabar , L-album Wainscot , Small Dotted Buff , Pale Mottled Willow , Burnished Brass , Straw Dot.
Sun 14th June 2020 14:02 by Will Bown
Winterborne Stickland - 13th June
A mild overcast night with light showers produced 388 moths of 52 species including: Cinnabar, Blood-vein, Mocha, Dark Arches, Buff Arches, Beautiful Hook-tip, Shark, Brussels Lace, Willow Beauty, Eucosma cana Notocelia rosaecolana and Lozotaenia forsterana.

2216 Shark 06 Copyright: Will Bown

Sun 14th June 2020 06:59 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 13 June 2020
FFY E. cana, Common Footman and Clay.
Sat 13th June 2020 18:39 by Martin Wood
Wimborne garden 12/06/2020
Willow Beauty x 6, Heart and Dart x1, Heart and Club x1, Small Magpie x1, Single-dotted Wave x1, Dwarf Cream Wave x1,Large Yellow Underwing x1 and nfg A Lackey
Sat 13th June 2020 11:02 by Andrew Foster
Bridport 11th & 12th June
Numbers still low here - 13 sp. on 12th, though included FFG Barred Red, also a Large Tabby on 11th.
Sat 13th June 2020 07:12 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 12.6.20 125W MV
Numbers well down, with only 25 species recorded. FFY were Barred Straw, Light Arches and Clay. Also 2 Silver Y.
Fri 12th June 2020 18:16 by Christopher Fox
11th June Leigh. Church farm (survey)
55 species. NFY: burnish brass, small angle shades, Acrobasis repandana, Acleris hastiana, and Lozotaenia forsterana. 8 barred straw and a single silver y were of note
Fri 12th June 2020 17:00 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 12th June
Dark Sword-grass , Silver Y.
Fri 12th June 2020 06:25 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 11 June 2020
FFY Lappet.
Wed 10th June 2020 19:45 by Alan Bernard
Coryates 9th June
FFG Pine Hawkmoth.
Wed 10th June 2020 17:41 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 9th June
Peach Blossom , Dwarf Cream Wave , Single-dotted Wave , Poplar Kitten , Shears , Lychnis , Obscure Wainscot , Spectacle , Blackneck.
Wed 10th June 2020 15:11 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 9 June 125w MV
Sixteen species / forty one individuals, including: Silver, Vine's Rustic, Small Elephant Hawk-moth, with ffy: Rhodophaea formosa, Archips xylosteana

8 June: twenty nine species, including: Foxglove Pug, Brown Rustic, Buff Arches, Swallow-tailed Moth

7 June: thirteen species, including: Small Blood-vein, Archips podana, ffy: Flame

Wed 10th June 2020 14:59 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 9.6.20 125W MV
63 species (254 individuals) including FFY: Nematopogon metaxella, Lozotaenia forsterana, Phtheochroa inopiana, Eudonia lacustrata, Eyed Hawk-moth, Single-dotted Wave, Green Pug, Pine Carpet, Magpie, Brussels Lace and Middle-barred Minor.
Wed 10th June 2020 14:24 by Christopher Fox
7th June .Leigh Church farm (survey)
63 species.NFY:phoenix, uncertain, shark, treble brown spot, Pammene fasciana, barred yellow, small fanfoot, Euzophera pinguis and Udonia lacasdrata..Total 198.H& D 49.
Wed 10th June 2020 06:28 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 9 June 2020
FFY Light Arches.
Tue 9th June 2020 11:06 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 8th June
Figure of Eighty , Common Carpet , Mullein Wave , Magpie , Clouded Border , Scorched Wing , Sharp-angled Peacock , Peppered Moth , Brussels Lace , Privet , Poplar , Elephant and Small Elephant Hawk-Moth , Buff-tip , Puss Moth , Swallow Prominent , Heart and Club , Broad-barred White , Lychnis , Pale Mottled Willow , Burnished Brass , Spectacle , Beautiful Hook-tip.
Tue 9th June 2020 08:26 by Martin Raper
Beaminster 7th June
40 macro species - FFY Snout, Beautiful Golden Y, Scarlet Tiger moth, Light Emerald, Clouded Silver, Clouded Border, Riband Wave, Mottled Pug
Tue 9th June 2020 07:11 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 8 June 2020
A good night with 58 species, although it might have been better if the cloud had stayed. FFY C. consimilana, E. delunella, A. straminella, Phoenix, Scarlet Tiger (I had lots of caterpillars in the garden earlier in the year) and Clouded Brindle. Also a very nice Puss Moth.
Fri 5th June 2020 22:01 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 4 June
Fifteen species, forty individuals, including: Spectacle, Cypress Carpet, Burnished Brass

4 June: emerged Common Emerald from larva on Dog Rose (15 May)

1669 Common Emerald 03 Copyright: Gillian Nash, 4 Jun 2020

1669 Common Emerald 02 larva on Dog Rose Copyright: Gillian Nash, 15 May 2020

Fri 5th June 2020 21:17 by Christopher Fox
4th June Leigh Church farm.
61 species. Two NFF : orange moth and sloe pug. NFY:sycamore, Acleris notana, pale mottled willow, smokey wainscot, barred straw, Eudonia delunella, Nemophora degeerella, small waved umber and riband wave. Of note 9 Hedya pruniana, 5 Nemophora emophora degeerella and 29 heart and dart. Total 168.
Fri 5th June 2020 14:57 by Martin Wood
Wimborne garden
Wednesday 3rd June2020 Common Swift, Small Elephant |Hawk-moth,Heart & Dart 12, Heart & Club, Willow Beauty and a Ephestia sp

Tuesday 2nd June 2020 Heart & Dart 10, Willow Beauty 2,Brimstone Moth,Cypress Carpet,Marbled Minor agg

Friday 29th May 2020 Heart & Dart 4, Common Pug 3,Pale Tussock, Spectacle, Riband Wave, Double-striped Pug, Chrysoteuchia culmella

Fri 5th June 2020 13:55 by Will Bown
Winterborne Stickland - 4th June
Forty one species from 269 moths. Among them were: White-point, Small Blood-vein, Riband Wave, Foxglove Pug, Green Pug, Lychnis, Clouded Border, Eudonia pallida, Eudonia lacustrata, and Anania coronata.
Fri 5th June 2020 11:14 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 4th June
31 species including 2 Barred Straw, 1 Clouded-bordered Brindle, 1 Cypress Carpet.
Fri 5th June 2020 07:00 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 4 June 2020
FFY Four-dotted Footman.
Thu 4th June 2020 23:18 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 3 June
Ten species including: Cream-spot Tiger, Sm Elephant Hawk-moth, White Ermine, Buff Ermine, Orthotaenia undulana.  Common Emerald emerged (larva 15 May) Cool & breezy
Thu 4th June 2020 15:29 by Will Bown
Winterborne Stickland - 3rd June
A total of 268 moths of 29 species (although 195 were Heart & Dart). Among the rest were: Middle-barred Minor, Spectacle, Garden Pebble, Udea olivalis, Udea prunalis, Celypha striana, Scoparia pyralella and Scoparia ambigualis.
Thu 4th June 2020 00:31 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 2 June
Several ffy's and improved species count of c23 micros that exceeded macros, although still all mainly singles, including: Treble Brown Spot, Dagger sp, Heart & Club, Luquetia lobella, Orthotaenia undulana, Eudonia lacustrata, Pyrausta purpuralis, Tortrix viridana, Archips podana, Ephestia sp. Among the others: L.forsterana, E.bilunana, U.olivalis, Cypress Carpet, Ingrailed Clay, Brn Rustic, Sm Blood-vein, Green Pug, Lackey, Coronet.
Wed 3rd June 2020 18:31 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 2nd june
Common Swift , Maiden's Blush , Small Fan-footed Wave , Small Dusty Wave , Riband Wave , Treble Brown Spot , Grey Pine Carpet , Cypress Carpet , Freyer's Pug , Privet Hawk-Moth , White Satin , Heart and Club , Flame , Obscure Wainscot , Mullein , Dusky Brocade , Treble lines , Herald , Straw Dot , Snout.
Wed 3rd June 2020 16:59 by Mike Hetherington
Puncknowle 2.6.20 125W MV
76 species (248 moths).  FFG were Tinea trinotella, Prays fraxinella and Cochylis molliculana.  FFY included: Common Swift, Nemapogon cloacella, Archips podana, Agapeta hamana, Epinotia bilunana, Notocelia rosaecolona, Eudonia mercurella, Crambus perlella, Chrysoteuchia culmella, Water Veneer, Small China-mark, Small Elephant Hawk-moth, Riband Wave, Mullein Wave, Broken-barred Carpet, Grey Pug, Sandy Carpet, Clouded Silver, Light Emerald, Heart & Club, Large Yellow Underwing & Green Silver-lines.
Wed 3rd June 2020 15:56 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 2 June 2020
A sudden increase in species and numbers of moths. 73 species including FFG Buttoned Snout which was a big surprise. FFY European Corn-borer, Single-dotted Wave, Satin Wave, Sandy Carpet, May Highflyer and Plain Golden Y.

2480 Buttoned Snout 06 Copyright: Julian Francis, 2 Jun 2020

Wed 3rd June 2020 14:31 by Martin Raper
Wed 3rd June 2020 14:30 by Martin Raper
Beaminster 1st June
31 macros - NFY were Shears, Orange Footman, Eyed Hawk-moth, Brussels Lace, Barred Yellow, Small Blood-vein, Blood-vein, Common Emerald.
Wed 3rd June 2020 12:43 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 2nd June
A good night with 60 species including Privet Hawk-moth, Crambus pratella, Straw Dot, Elephant Hawk-moth, Privet Hawk-moth, Hook-tip, Shark, Small Blood-vein, Barred Straw, Nematopogon metaxella.
Wed 3rd June 2020 12:24 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 1st June
54 species including May High-flyer, Small Elephant Hawk-moth.
Wed 3rd June 2020 12:21 by Colin Burningham
Yetminster 31st May
25 species including Freyer's Pug, Poplar Grey and also Scarlet Tiger in garden
Wed 3rd June 2020 10:50 by Martin Raper
Beaminster 1st June
31 macros - NFY were Shears, Orange Footman, Eyed Hawk-moth, Brussels Lace, Barred Yellow, Small Blood-vein, Blood-vein, Common Emerald.
Tue 2nd June 2020 22:48 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 1 June
Twenty one species, including ffy: Lozotaenia forsterana, Hedya ochroleucana, Beautiful Hook-tip, Cinnabar, Riband Wave, Small Elephant Hawk-moth (minimum 11.1 degsC)
Tue 2nd June 2020 22:10 by Christopher Fox
Leigh...1st June..Church Farm.
72 species.NFY: marbled white spot, red barred tortrix, mottled beauty 4, large fruit tree tortrix, green silver lines, may highflyer, herald, scalloped hooktip, notocelia trimaculana ,barred fruit tree tortrix, green oak tree tortrix, bramble shoot moth, calomotropha paludella and Aleimma loeflingiana.
Tue 2nd June 2020 17:55 by Anthony Charles Bell
1675 Dingy Mocha 04 Copyright: Anthony Charles Bell
Tue 2nd June 2020 17:46 by Anthony Charles Bell

Dingy Mocha

Tue 2nd June 2020 17:27 by Geoff Lightfoot
Preston 1st June
male Fox Moth , Small Blood-vein , Dwarf Cream Wave , Treble Brown Spot , Mullein Wave , Cypress Carpet , Slender Pug , Mottled Pug , Green Pug , Clouded Silver , Light Emerald , Privet Hawk-Moth , Small Elephant Hawk-Moth , Pale Tussock , Buff Ermine , Cream-Spot Tiger , Heart and Club , Shears , Common Wainscot , Obscure Wainscot , Light Arches , Rustic Shoulder-knot , Treble Lines , Silky Wainscot , Snout.
Tue 2nd June 2020 16:12 by Will Bown
Winterborne Stickland - 1st June
Forty species logged from 193 in total, including: Heart & Club, Willow Beauty, Light Emerald, Green Pug, Brussels Lace, Poplar Hawkmoth, Cinnabar, Shoulder-striped Wainscot and Notocelia trimaculana.
Tue 2nd June 2020 06:53 by Julian Francis
Tolpuddle 1 June 2020
46 species including FFY Small Blood-vein, Riband Wave, Broken-barred Carpet, Barred Yellow, Lobster Moth, Heart and Club and Uncertain/Rustic (looking very Uncertain-like).
Mon 1st June 2020 23:17 by Gillian Nash
Leigh 31 May
Just ten species, including: Dk Arches, Coronet, red Twin-spot Carpet, with ffy Lackey and Myelois circumvoluta
Mon 1st June 2020 11:13 by Will Bown
Winterborne Stickland - 31st May
A decent night with 254 of 37 species including: Clouded Border, Brussels Lace, Dark Arches, Shark, Miller, Scoparia ambigualis and Eudonia lacustrata.

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