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Thursday, 7 June 2018

Elephants in Burry Port

I was surprised and pleased to find three Elephant Hawkmoths in the trap this morning,
Amongst twenty odd species, including twenty-six Heart and Dart, I was pleased to find this beautiful Coronet, my first time for this species.
I found this light brown, greyish, noctuid, looking a bit awry, it is about the size of a Brown Rustic.
I noted the dark kidney and jagged cross lines, the well formed oval, and is that a hint of a dart? What about the dark smudge on the edge of each forewing? Any ideas? Or am I just being thick? Please enlighten me!

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