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Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Modest Returns at Maenol

The conditions were excellent here, too, although there was a stiff breeze, so a count of 68 moths (23 species) from the two actinic traps was rather disappointing.  Highlights were a Sallow Kitten, Brown and Ringed China-mark, and the first Double Darts (3) of the year.  Other micros included Aethes cnicana and one I have tentatively called Coleophora albicosta:

Perhaps someone might be able to help me with the next one:

And a Double Dart to finish:


  1. I was afraid that it would turn out to be C.lacunana, just seemed much darker than the ones i normally get. Thanks anyway Barry.