Sunday, August 30, 2015

SP9326: 29/08/15 - New: Toadflax Brocade

Tmin: 13.8°C; W: calm; P: 1.5 mm;

The full moon was hidden by cloud, but a parasol was deployed as there was moderate rainfall.

The usual suspects were accompanied by a garden first - Toadflax Brocade Calophasia lunula.
VC30 Status: rare vagrant / resident; Distribution: extremely local.
A second site record of Webb's Wainscot was notable following the first on 2nd August.

2223 Toadflax Brocade

2373 Webb's Wainscot
Stats ! -

First garden record of Toadflax Brocade (Calophasia lunula)

Second garden record of Webb's Wainscot (Archanara sparganii)

Highest garden count (28) of Flounced Rustic (Luperina testacea)

Site:Leighton Buzzard: Garden
Total: 18 species/102 moths
15Hepialus sylvinaOrange Swift8
873Blastobasis adustella(=lignea) Dingy Dowd1
998Epiphyas postvittanaLight Brown Apple Moth1
1304Agriphila straminellaPearl Veneer1
1305Agriphila tristellaCommon Grass-veneer12
1309Agriphila geniculeaElbow-stripe Grass-veneer6
1331Acentria ephemerellaWater Veneer2
1937Peribatodes rhomboidariaWillow Beauty1
2107Noctua pronubaLarge Yellow Underwing20
2126Xestia c-nigrumSetaceous Hebrew Character2
2134Xestia xanthographaSquare-spot Rustic7
2223Calophasia lunulaToadflax Brocade1
2293Cryphia domesticaMarbled Beauty6
2303Thalpophila maturaStraw Underwing1
2321Apamea monoglyphaDark Arches1
2353Luperina testaceaFlounced Rustic28
2373Archanara sparganiiWebb's Wainscot1
2384Hoplodrina ambiguaVine's Rustic3
First - for - year
First - for - garden

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