Sunday, 7 June 2009

Clouded Bordered Brindles plus lots lots more.....

On Tuesday last June 2nd 2009 we were again mothing at Top O'th Slate and we (Charlie Payne, Arlene Harris and me) had the following species which came to light: (Photo: A Peach Blossom and a Angle Shades by Arlene Harris)

8 different species which included:

Clouded Bordered Brindle - approx 30 specimens.

Peach Blossom (5)

Angle Shades (5)

Flame Shoulder (1)

Scalloped Hazel (3)

Small Phoenix (1)

Herald (1)

Clouded Silver (4)

We also had: The largest true fly - Crane Fly (Tipula Maxima) A female specimen, and Ophion Luteus

If you would like to look at the identification photos please click here

This photo above I took earlier in the week of Hawthorn blossom and notice the many micro moths "Glyphipterix simpliciella" (thanks to Brian Clegg for identification of moths)