Light-trapping details and summaries
Nottinghamshire site results January-May 2018
 
All light-trapping carried out with a 125W MV light
Species listed in dark grey refer to migrants
 
Date: January 28th 2018
Site: Market Warsop SK567676 (Small urban garden)
Weather conditions: Partially cloudy and breezy. Mild.
Trapping time: 18:30h - 20:00h
Temperature: 11C
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45.010 ... 1497 ... Amblyptilia acanthadactyla 1
 
Date: February 18th 2018
Site: Market Warsop SK567676 (Small urban garden)
Weather conditions: Overcast and fairly mild, though feeling slightly cool.
Trapping time: 19:20h - 20:20h
Temperature: 8C
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No moths recorded
 
Date: February 19th 2018
Site: Market Warsop SK567676 (Small urban garden)
Weather conditions: Heavily overcast and mild, with developing drizzle from 21:40h onwards.
Trapping time: 19:20h - 22:20h
Temperature: 9C
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49.039 ... 0998 ... Epiphyas postvittana Light Brown Apple Moth 1
45.044 ... 1524 ... Emmelina monodactyla 1
 
Date: March 10th 2018
Site: Market Warsop SK567676 (Small urban garden)
Weather conditions: Lightly overcast and fairly mild, with skies slowly clearing and a gentle breeze.
Trapping time: 18:40h - 20:30h
Temperature: 10C - 8C
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73.244 ... 2187 ... Orthosia cerasi Common Quaker 1
73.242 ... 2188 ... Orthosia incerta Clouded Drab 1
45.010 ... 1497 ... Amblyptilia acanthadactyla 1
45.044 ... 1524 ... Emmelina monodactyla 1
 
Date: March 23rd 2018
Site: Market Warsop SK567676 (Small urban garden)
Weather conditions: Lightly overcast but cloud increasing to give some light rain.
Trapping time: 19:05h - 20:40h
Temperature: 9C - 8C
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32.018 ... 0688 ... Agonopterix heracliana 1
45.044 ... 1524 ... Emmelina monodactyla 1
 
Date: March 24th 2018
Site: Market Warsop SK567676 (Small urban garden)
Weather conditions: Overcast and cool.
Trapping time: 18:50h - 19:50h
Temperature: 8C
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No moths recorded
 
Date: April 6th 2018
Site: Market Warsop SK567676 (Small urban garden)
Weather conditions: Overcast and fairly mild.
Trapping time: 20:50h - 22:30h
Temperature: 10C - 9C
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45.044 ... 1524 ... Emmelina monodactyla 2
70.141 ... 1862 ... Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Double-striped Pug 1
45.010 ... 1497 ... Amblyptilia acanthadactyla 1
 
Date: April 15th 2018
Site: Market Warsop SK567676 (Small urban garden)
Weather conditions: Clear and fairly mild, with no wind.
Trapping time: 20:55h - 22:00h
Temperature: 12C - 10C
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70.245 ... 1663 ... Alsophila aescularia March Moth 1
 
Date: April 18th 2018
Site: Market Warsop SK567676 (Small urban garden)
Weather conditions: Clear skies and feeling warm, despite the occasional light breeze.
Trapping time: 21:00h - 23:30h
Temperature: 18C - 15C
Additional notes: Red Chestnut and Twin-spotted Quaker were recorded as being new to the garden list
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45.044 ... 1524 ... Emmelina monodactyla 3
70.141 ... 1862 ... Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Double-striped Pug 1
73.244 ... 2187 ... Orthosia cerasi Common Quaker 1
73.336 ... 2139 ... Cerastis rubricosa Red Chestnut 1
73.250 ... 2189 ... Anorthoa munda Twin-spotted Quaker 1
32.018 ... 0688 ... Agonopterix heracliana 1
 
Date: April 20th 2018
Site: Market Warsop SK567676 (Small urban garden)
Weather conditions: Clear and fairly mild at first, becoming cooler.
Trapping time: 21:15h - 23:00h
Temperature: 16C - 12C
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Date: April 21st 2018
Site: Market Warsop SK567676 (Small urban garden)
Weather conditions: Clear skies and feeling quite warm till 22:50h, before the commencement of heavy rain.
Trapping time: 21:00h - 22:55h
Temperature: 18C - 17C
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Date: May 4th 2018
Site: Market Warsop SK567676 (Small urban garden)
Weather conditions: Clear and mild, but feeling cooler by the end of the session. No breeze.
Trapping time: 21:30h - 23:50h
Temperature: 15C - 12C
Additional notes: After an unexpectedly long wait, Chestnut was finally recorded as new to the garden list.
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70.257 ... 1936 ... Menophra abruptaria Waved Umber 3
73.194 ... 2258 ... Conistra vaccinii Chestnut 1
70.183 ... 1834 ... Eupithecia vulgata Common Pug 1
73.069 ... 2243 ... Xylocampa areola Early Grey 1
 
Date: May 7th 2018
Site: Market Warsop SK567676 (Small urban garden)
Weather conditions: Clear and warm.
Trapping time: 21:40h - 23:40h
Temperature: 19C - 15C
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70.049 ... 1728 ... Xanthorhoe fluctuata Garden Carpet 4
49.039 ... 0998 ... Epiphyas postvittana Light Brown Apple Moth 2
70.257 ... 1936 ... Menophra abruptaria Waved Umber 1
73.069 ... 2243 ... Xylocampa areola Early Grey 1
12.033 ... 0247 ... Tinea trinotella 1
62.001 ... 1428 ... Aphomia sociella Bee Moth 1
44.001 ... 1288 ... Alucita hexadactyla Twenty Plume Moth 1
65.001 ... 1645 ... Falcaria lacertinaria Scalloped Hook-tip 1
70.151 ... 1817 ... Eupithecia pulchellata Foxglove Pug 1
70.156 ... 1852 ... Eupithecia abbreviata Brindled Pug 1
28.010 ... 0647 ... Hofmannophila pseudospretella Brown House Moth 1
70.157 ... 1853 ... Eupithecia dodoneata Oak-tree Pug 1
28.009 ... 0648 ... Endrosis sarcitrella White-shouldered House Moth 1
16.024 ... 0445 ... Ocnerostoma friesei 1
 
Date: May 8th 2018
Site: Market Warsop SK567676 (Small urban garden)
Weather conditions: Clear and warm.
Trapping time: 21:40h - 23:40h
Temperature: 19C - 15C
Additional notes: Dyseriocrania subpurpurella was recorded as being new to the garden list. Currently 447 species.
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70.183 ... 1834 ... Eupithecia vulgata Common Pug 1
..2.001 ... 0006 ... Dyseriocrania subpurpurella 1
 
Date: May 11th 2018
Site: Market Warsop SK567676 (Small urban garden)
Weather conditions: Largely overcast and mild. Slightly breezy, with occasional light showers.
Trapping time: 22:00h - 02:00h
Temperature: 14C - 12C
Additional notes: Water Carpet recorded new to the garden list.
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Date: May 15th 2018
Site: Market Warsop SK567676 (Small urban garden)
Weather conditions: Lightly overcast, but feeling quite warm.
Trapping time: 21:55h - 00:25h
Temperature: 17C - 14C
Additional notes: Swammerdamia caesiella is being new to the garden list. Now 449 species.
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20.005 ... 0409a ..Argyresthia trifasciata 5
70.183 ... 1834 ... Eupithecia vulgata Common Pug 4
49.039 ... 0998 ... Epiphyas postvittana Light Brown Apple Moth 3
62.001 ... 1428 ... Aphomia sociella Bee Moth 3
73.325 ... 2092 ... Agrotis puta Shuttle-shaped Dart 3
28.009 ... 0648 ... Endrosis sarcitrella White-shouldered House Moth 2
73.267 ... 2160 ... Lacanobia oleracea Bright-line Brown-eye 2
73.046 ... 2278 ... Subacronicta megacephala Poplar Grey 1
70.095 ... 1760 ... Chloroclysta siterata Red-green Carpet 1
16.015 ... 0437 ... Swammerdamia caesiella 1
73.001 ... 2450 ... Abrostola tripartita Spectacle 1
72.019 ... 2061 ... Spilosoma luteum Buff Ermine 1
70.156 ... 1852 ... Eupithecia abbreviata Brindled Pug 1
15.014 ... 0293 ... Gracilaria syringella 1
73.329 ... 2102 ... Ochropleura plecta Flame Shoulder 1
28.009 ... 0648 ... Endrosis sarcitrella White-shouldered House Moth 1
70.100 ... 1776 ... Colostygia pectinataria Green Carpet 1
 
Date: May 26th 2018
Site: Market Warsop SK567676 (Small urban garden)
Weather conditions: Clear and fairly mild, but dropping cooler with an easterly breeze.
Trapping time: 22:50h - 00:15h
Temperature: 15C - 12C
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70.183 ... 1834 ... Eupithecia vulgata Common Pug 1
49.039 ... 0998 ... Epiphyas postvittana Light Brown Apple Moth 1
70.240 ... 1920 ... Odontopera bidentata Scalloped Hazel 1
73.176 ... 2340 ... Oligia fasciuncula Middle-barred Minor 1
72.015 ... 2028 ... Calliteara pudibunda Pale Tussock 1
73.317 ... 2089 ... Agrotis exclamationis Heart and Dart 1
73.001 ... 2450 ... Abrostola tripartita Spectacle 1
73.325 ... 2092 ... Agrotis puta Shuttle-shaped Dart 1
 
Date: May 28th 2018
Site: Market Warsop SK567676 (Small urban garden)
Weather conditions: Heavily overcast and slightly misty, with a light north-easterly breeze.
Trapping time: 23:20h - 01:00h
Temperature: 15C - 14C
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73.317 ... 2089 ... Agrotis exclamationis Heart and Dart 5
49.059 ... 1033 ... Tortrix viridana Green Oak Tortrix 4
69.016 ... 1991 ... Deilephila elpenor Elephant Hawk-moth 2
70.049 ... 1728 ... Xanthorhoe fluctuata Garden Carpet 2
73.325 ... 2092 ... Agrotis puta Shuttle-shaped Dart 2
49.039 ... 0998 ... Epiphyas postvittana Light Brown Apple Moth 2
70.240 ... 1920 ... Odontopera bidentata Scalloped Hazel 2
73.158 ... 2334 ... Apamea sordens Rustic Shoulder-knot 1
70.184 ... 1819 ... Eupithecia exiguata Mottled Pug 1
49.292 ... 1174 ... Notocelia cynosbatella 1
28.009 ... 0648 ... Endrosis sarcitrella White-shouldered House Moth 1
70.151 ... 1817 ... Eupithecia pulchellata Foxglove Pug 1
73.039 ... 2279 ... Acronicta aceris Sycamore 1
73.173 ... 2337 ... Oligia strigilis Marbled Minor 1
20.005 ... 0409a ..Argyresthia trifasciata 1
73.015 ... 2441 ... Autographa gamma Silver Y 1
73.342 ... 2107 ... Noctua pronuba Large Yellow Underwing 1
62.001 ... 1428 ... Aphomia sociella Bee Moth 1
73.267 ... 2160 ... Lacanobia oleracea Bright-line Brown-eye 1
70.252 ... 1931 ... Biston betularia Peppered Moth 1
72.019 ... 2061 ... Spilosoma luteum Buff Ermine 1
73.176 ... 2340 ... Oligia fasciuncula Middle-barred Minor 1
73.001 ... 2450 ... Abrostola tripartita Spectacle 1
 
Date: May 30th 2018
Site: Market Warsop SK567676 (Small urban garden)
Weather conditions: Heavily overcast, becoming slightly misty. Very mild with almost no breeze.
Trapping time: 22:00h - 01:15h
Temperature: 15C - 14C
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73.015 ... 2441 ... Autographa gamma Silver Y 10
49.039 ... 0998 ... Epiphyas postvittana Light Brown Apple Moth 6
70.100 ... 1776 ... Colostygia pectinataria Green Carpet 4
70.226 ... 1906 ... Opisthograptis luteolata Brimstone 4
73.176 ... 2340 ... Oligia fasciuncula Middle-barred Minor 3
73.267 ... 2160 ... Lacanobia oleracea Bright-line Brown-eye 3
70.176 ... 1827 ... Eupithecia intricata Freyer's Pug 3
70.183 ... 1834 ... Eupithecia vulgata Common Pug 3
63.025 ... 1376 ... Anania hortulata Small Magpie 2
73.274 ... 2154 ... Mamestra brassicae Cabbage Moth 2
20.005 ... 0409a ..Argyresthia trifasciata 2
73.001 ... 2450 ... Abrostola tripartita Spectacle 2
72.049 ... 2043 ... Eilema sororcula Orange Footman 2
73.317 ... 2089 ... Agrotis exclamationis Heart and Dart 2
73.325 ... 2092 ... Agrotis puta Shuttle-shaped Dart 2
18.001 ... 0464 ... Plutella xylostella Diamond-back Moth 2
73.158 ... 2334 ... Apamea sordens Rustic Shoulder-knot 2
70.049 ... 1728 ... Xanthorhoe fluctuata Garden Carpet 2
73.092 ... 2387 ... Caradrina morpheus Mottled Rustic 1
62.001 ... 1428 ... Aphomia sociella Bee Moth 1
70.151 ... 1817 ... Eupithecia pulchellata Foxglove Pug 1
28.010 ... 0647 ... Hofmannophila pseudospretella Brown House Moth 1
73.099 ... 2384 ... Hoplodrina ambigua Vine's Rustic 1
65.007 ... 1651 ... Cilix glaucata Chinese Character 1
70.097 ... 1764 ... Dysstroma truncata Common Marbled Carpet 1
70.184 ... 1819 ... Eupithecia exiguata Mottled Pug 1
72.020 ... 2060 ... Spilosoma lubricipeda White Ermine 1
70.240 ... 1920 ... Odontopera bidentata Scalloped Hazel 1
 
 
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