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Saturday, 28 June 2014

Llansteffan Moth

I'm trapping at two sites in Llansteffan and one in Llangain and as usual I need help with the smaller ones.  I'm getting through the photo's and listing everything but it's hard going at the moment, I will post other stuff as and when I get time. But for the moment I need confirmation of this little lot. Many thanks as usual.

Donacaula?

Eucosma?

don't know



6 comments:

  1. Yes, No 1 is Donacaula forficella; 3 is round-winged muslin; 4 is pinion-streaked snout.
    I have contacts at Pilroath (reedbed/marsh) and Coch y barlys (estuary) if you wish to try different habitats nr Llansteffan...can email to you.

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  2. And that's Eucosma campoliliana. Well done

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  3. I'm trapping at Tanylan which is next to Coch y barlys, they are friends of mine and really keen to trap again. The round-winged muslin is theirs but the rest is St A's moths. Many thanks as usual to both.

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  4. I visited Llansteffan for the first time three weeks ago, a Sunday morning outing, and came away with the impression that it must be a seriously nice place to live. The array of nice moths that Mel has come up with recently reinforces that view!

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  5. Oh thanks for that Chris, it is a nice place to live, the sun shines here like no-where else haha.

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    1. My wife described Llansteffan as 'Laugharne without the crowds' (we like Laugharne too!)

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