Tuesday, 28 August 2012
Saturday, 25 August 2012
Friday, 24 August 2012
Thursday, 23 August 2012
Wednesday, 22 August 2012
1.Eggs collected from pair in cop 7th june 2011
2.When laid the eggs were white and turned black within 24 hours
3.4th- 21st Julyeggs hatched
4.larvae start off clear with pale heads soon turning to white with orange heads after 10 days.
5 After 10- 12 days larvae are about 8/10mm
6.larve feed on the roots of young dandilion
7.By late September only 4 larvae left at 20mm
8.The four soon became 2 as we approached late September
9.the 2 stayed deep in the soil until April 2012( still 20mm) when they were observed feeding in new growth dandilion roots
10.21st august 2012 one larvae left at 40mm and feeding well...
Sunday, 19 August 2012
Friday, 17 August 2012
Thursday, 16 August 2012
Will be running trap at hardcastle craggs top car park by the picnic table this sat night from 9ish all welcome.....Target is DEVON CARPET we should get a few with a bit of luck ,this is the best chance to see this species in Yorkshire......................................