JMNR Moth Records – Summary 2018

Overnight moth traps were set up on four occasions. In addition, casual dayflying moth sightings were recorded throughout the year. 79 different species of moth were recorded 13 of which were new site records, bringing the total number of moth species to 223.

The new species were as follows: Comfrey Ermel, Buff Footman, V-pug, Green Oak Tortrix, Twin-spot Carpet, Brindled Pug, Small Yellow Wave, Satellite, Mint Moth, Herald, Grey Knot-horn, Beautiful Hook-tip, White-headed Dwarf (Elachista albifrontella).

 

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