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Moth Night Results 2019

Monday 20 May 2019

A total of 41 species of moth were found at Batsford during our recent moth night, including:

IRON PROMINENT 1

SHUTTLE-SHAPED DART 6

BRIMSTONE 3

SPRUCE CARPET 4

TREBLE LINES 15

LIME HAWK-MOTH 1 (an impressively large moth, pictured) 

GREY PINE CARPET 5

COMMON SWIFT 11

WAVED UMBER 2 (great camouflage)

RED TWIN-SPOT CARPET 4

GREEN CARPET 2

FLAME SHOULDER 9

HEBREW CHARACTER 2

NUT-TREE TUSSOCK 1 (one of the more notable species with a restricted range)

PALE TUSSOCK 9

SERAPHIM 8

DWARF PUG 2

ORANGE FOOTMAN 5

SILVER-GROUND CARPET 1

SCALLOPED HAZEL 3

SCORCHED WING 2 (an aptly named moth)

SMALL PHOENIX 4

PALE-SHOULDERED BROCADE 1

POPLAR HAWK-MOTH 3 (another large moth with unusually positioned wings)

WHITE ERMINE 6

MUSLIN 5

LESSER SWALLOW PROMINENT 3

MAIDEN'S BLUSH 4 ( a delicate and very beautiful moth)

VINE'S RUSTIC 1

MOTTLED PUG 1

FLAME CARPET 2

COMMON PUG 2

SETACEOUS HEBREW CHARACTER 2

HEART & DART 2

SWALLOW PROMINENT 1

MARBLED MINOR 1

SHOULDER-STRIPED WAINSCOT 1

COMMON WAINSCOT 1

INGRAILED CLAY 1

RUSTIC SHOULDER-KNOT 1

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