Tuesday, 13 June 2017

A surprise in Burry Port!

After I had collected my moths up and got them safely identified, photographed and recorded, I wondered back into the garden where I noticed a Knot Grass that I had missed. As I stepped up to take a shot I realised that just above it, clinging to the shed, was a giant grey moth!

Puss Moth!

I was also pleased to find Herald in the trap.
As well as what look like two examples of Eudonia lacustrata




5 comments:

  1. Your Crambids don't look like E.delunella to me, Adam. The examples of this species that I've seen all had a very strong dark blotch mid-wing, like Jane's example. Yours have a clear X-mark, more like Dipleurina lacustrata.

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    1. P.S. Lovely Puss-moth though, I'm jealous, haven't had one here this year!

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  2. Yes, Chris is right, just Eudonia lacustrata I'm afraid.

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  3. No problem, thanks for the id

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  4. Yes, I'm feeling a tad green with envy, I haven't seen the Puss Moth here in Carmarthenshire North either, I can always hope!

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