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Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Torchlight mothing at Llansteffan

Wonders will never cease, I actually went out mothing... for the first time this year, I think. Took my torch to Llansteffan and walked round under the castle, looking at the ivy blossom. A fair few moths, but nothing of note:

Silver Y x 40
Angle Shades x 30
Square-spot Rustic x 15
Common Marbled Carpet x 5
Snout x 2
Pinion-streaked Snout x 2
Turnip x 1
Dark Sword-grass x 2
Small Square Spot  x 1
Rush Veneer x 2
Emmelina monodactyla x 10
Autumnal Rustic x 1
Flounced Chestnut x 1
Sallow x 1
Pink-barred Sallow x 1
Setaceous Hebrew Character x 5



  1. If you get in touch next time I would like to join you, I could learn something.

  2. Thanks for giving it a go, Jon. We should all be checking Ivy if possible - wish I was in Carms!