Mothing at Pig Bush, New Forest

15th June 2014.

IN ORDER OF CAPTURE.

MACROS. 24 Species identified.

1. Rivula sericealis. Straw Dot. X1.

2. Dipterygia scabriuscula. Bird’s Wing. X5 ( all at treacle)

3. Opisthographis luteolata. Brimstone. X1.

4. Plagodis dolabraria. Scorched Wing. X5.

5. Apamea monolglypha. Dark Arches. X1. (at treacle)

6. Ourapteryx sambucaria. Swallow-tailed. X1.

7. Melanchra pisi. Broom. X4.

8. Thyatira batis. Peach Blossom.X2. (at treacle)

9. Peribatodes rhomboidaria. Willow Beauty. X1.

10. Protodeltote pygarga. Marbled White Spot.X1.

11. Lycophotia porphyrea. True Lover’s Knot. X2.

12. Macrothylacia rubi. Fox moth (female) X1.

13. Eupithecia nanata. Narrow-winged Pug. X1.

14. Notodonta ziczac. Pebble Prominent. X1.

15. Petrophora chlorosata. Brown Silver-line. X2.

16. Comibaena bajularia. Blotched Emerald.X2.

17. Cybosia mesomella. Four-dotted Footman. X1.

18. Hypomecis roboraria. Great Oak Beauty.X3.

19. Phlogophora meticulosa.Angle Shades.X3.

20. Spilosoma luteum. Buff Ermine.X2.

21. Laothoe populi. Poplar Hawk.X1.

22. Phalera bucephala. Buff-tip.X2.

23. Sphinx ligustri. Privet Hawk. X1.

24. Noctua pronuba. Large Yellow Underwing.X1.

MICROS. 2 species identified.

1. Pandemis cerasana. Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix. X1.

2. Pempelia palumbella. X1.

OTHER NOTABLES.

3 male Glow-worms. presumably Lampyris noctiluca.

And a large number of unidentified Water Boatmen – Notonectidae and Caddisflies – Trichoptera.