Tuesday, 7 June 2016

A few micros


As well as moth trapping at the weekend I also had a wander around Salem Common looking (unsuccessfully) for marsh frits. Consolation was a few lizards, a tree pipit, more of the ubiquitous diamond-backs, Crambus pascuella, Glyphipterix thrasonella, Bactra lancealana and a couple of others:
Pretty dingy and a terrible photo but a Glyphipterix of some kind?
This was actually in the trap - Eudonia pallida?

I know I've seen these before...

3 comments:

  1. First looks like a worn Glyphipterix thrasonella...

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  2. The middle on is a worn Scoparia; E pallida is uncommon and its markings are actually pretty distinct when fresh. The third is Bactra lacealana.

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  3. Thanks both (I thought the last might be Bactra but none of the photos on uk moths looked right!)

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