Friday, 8 August 2014
Thorn of the Month?
I believe that this beautiful orange moth might be an August Thorn, but I'm not absolutely sure so it's open to scrutiny.
Even less certainty surrounds this mini-micro. I'm thinking that it may be a Mompha species, and if so the lack of dorsal scale tufts suggests that M.divisella is a likely candidate.
These were the highlights from last night's MV trap. It was a clear, cool night here, so expectations were not high. It might be OK tonight, but thereafter everything weather-wise looks to be going downhill fast. It's amazing to think that NMN 2013 was exactly a year ago!
Posted by Chris Handoll