Saturday, 23 May 2020

A week's moths

There's been a lot of moth action this week in the heat wave. Here's a selection of a few I don't see too often my end.

 Eyed Hawkmoth- at the Old Vicarage
 Shears (above and below) at the Old Vicarage

 Rough-winged Conch, Phtheochroa rugosana at the Old Vic
Grey-streaked Diamond Back ,Plutella porrectella at the Old Vic
 Hook-streak Grass-veneer, Crambus lathoniellus- the first grass moth of the year at the Old Vic
Seems to be a good season for Figure of Eighty both at the Old Vic and Beddington 
 Poplar Grey at the Old Vicarage
 I don't usually see these two together- Hebrew Character (left) and Setaceous Hebrew Character (right)
 Large Nutmeg at the Old Vic
 Buttoned Snout at Beddington
Mottled Pug at Beddington
 Pale Oak Beauty at Beddington
 Toadflax Brocade at Beddington
and the first Elephant Hawkmoth of the year at the Old Vic

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