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Monday, 13 July 2020

A modest catch - Sunday 12th July

It looked good for trapping last night, so out went the garden traps, but only c 25+ species were present this morning - much less than on the same date last year. Relative highlights were scarce footman (x1), wormwood pug (x1) and Endotrichia flammealis. A photo of the latter is offered below.

Above: the pyralid Endotricha flammealis is said to feed during its larval stage on decaying leaves. I`ve recorded it here before, as well as at my previous Pwll garden and elsewhere near Llanelli.

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