Saturday, 22 April 2017

Hardcastle Crags 21st April 2017



Further to Andys Counts Below


Weather :  Still occ Breeze Warm 11 -14 0 becoming cool
Trap : Robinson MV 120
Std 18-58 Canon Kit Lens
Three AC BL CD Attended  .

Other entomology  Nicrophorus humator , Cranefly Tipula

A slow steady start lend to a flurry between 10:30 and 11:30. In the main Common Qauker was by far most numerous with a steady input . The Early Tooth Stripe also appeared evident in number.
The Red Green Carpet likely over wintered and emerged from hibernation . The Grey Birch was a fairly fresh specimen and relatively  infrequent to this location



70.103 BF1750  Water Carpet Lampropteryx suffumata

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70.274 BF1951  Grey Birch Aethalura punctulata

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73.250 BF2189  Twin-spotted Quaker Anorthoa munda

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73.069 BF 2243 Early Grey Xylocampa areola


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70.095  BF 1760 Red-green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata 

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71.018 BF2006 Lesser Swallow Prominent Pheosia gnoma


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see tthis link for Sallow versus Lessser Swallow


70.237 BF1917 Early Thorn Selenia dentaria


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TBC

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See this link for Mottled Grey versus Early Tooth Stripe


70.202 BF 1881 Early Tooth-striped Trichopteryx carpinata

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2 comments:

AndyC said...

Its the angle of the wings ETS vs MG

Colin D said...

plus..http://ceredigionmoths.blogspot.co.uk/2015/03/early-tooth-striped-vs-mottled-grey.html