Thursday, May 06, 2010


Common Pug.

A couple of new species last night. Weather was foggy and rainy with a calmish NE2 7 degrees.

1746 Shoulder Stripe 1
1750 Water Carpet 7 ( 4 dark, 3 light)
1834 Common Pug 1
1917 Early Thorn 2
2063 Muslin Moth 1male
2186 Powdered Quaker 6
2187 Common Quaker 2
2188 Clouded Drab 2
2190 Hebrew Character 11

Total 33 moths of 9 species...

Muslin Moth . What a cracker.


Emma Anderson said...

Two beautiful moths, Stewart, particularly the Muslim Moth.

Bennyboymothman said...

Haha Muslim Moth was that meant as a joke? :)

Anonymous said...

Emma - Yes its one I've looked at in the books for a while, though smaller than imagined.

BBMM - I'm sure it was a 'typo' :)

Tim Sexton said...

Cracker indeed. And the pic of the Pug confirms my ID of the same species I had 3 nights ago. Mothing rocks!

Anonymous said...

I usually find (white) female Muslin`s resting in the grass. Apparently they`re not easily attracted to light.

Stewart said...

Tim - Indeed!

Dean - I read that. I wouldn't know where to start looking for moths 'in the field' by cold searching. I might stumble on some if the weather gets warmer...

Anonymous said...

"stumble on", that`s all i do when i`m out Stewart. It`s surprising what species you can flush/see when out in the field.