Light-trapping details and summaries
Market Warsop, Eakring and Sherwood Forest results January-May 2022
 
All light-trapping carried out with a 125W MV light
Species listed in dark grey refer to migrants
 
Date: January 28th 2022
Site: Lound Wood, Eakring SK677636
Weather conditions: Overcast and breezy.
Trapping time: 17:45h - 19:15h
Temperature: 8°C - 7°C
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70.253 ... 1932 ... Agriopis leucophaearia Spring Usher 2
73.194 ... 2258 ... Conistra vaccinii Chestnut 1
 
Date: February 2nd 2022
Site: Sherwood Forest CP SK611683
Weather conditions: Overcast and mild, with some very light drizzle after 19:00h.
Trapping time: 17:40h - 19:30h
Temperature: 9°C - 8°C
Additional notes: Unless recorded in 2021 and the record not yet publicised by the county recorder, the Small Brindled Beauty trapped represents only the fourth in Nottinghamshire (all in the Sherwood Forest NNR) since 2002, when it was recorded from the old Proteus Square and the first VC56 record in over 100 years. The last Nottinghamshire record was in 2010.
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70.253 ... 1932 ... Agriopis leucophaearia Spring Usher 12
70.247 ... 1926 ... Phigalia pilosaria Pale Brindled Beauty 11
49.044 ... 1025 ... Tortricodes alternella 10
73.194 ... 2258 ... Conistra vaccinii Chestnut 4
70.246 ... 1946 ... Apocheima hispidaria Small Brindled Beauty 1
73.210 ... 2256 ... Eupsilia transversa Satellite 1
73.245 ... 2182 ... Orthosia cruda Small Quaker 1
49.084 ... 1045 ... Acleris notana 1
 
Date: February 8th 2022
Site: Lound Wood, Eakring SK677636
Weather conditions: Partly overcast, mild and breezy, but sheltered at trapping location.
Trapping time: 18:15h - 19:45h
Temperature: 9°C - 8°C
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70.247 ... 1926 ... Phigalia pilosaria Pale Brindled Beauty 18
70.253 ... 1932 ... Agriopis leucophaearia Spring Usher 15
49.044 ... 1025 ... Tortricodes alternella 10
70.255 ... 1934 ... Agriopis marginaria Dotted Border 2
 
Date: March 9th 2022
Site: Sherwood Forest CP SK624681
Weather conditions: Largely clear skies with a light, but cool feeling breeze. Dry.
Trapping time: 19:00h - 20:30h
Temperature: 9°C - 8°C
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65.016 ... 1659 ... Achlya flavicornis Yellow Horned 10
70.245 ... 1663 ... Alsophila aescularia March Moth 5
70.247 ... 1926 ... Phigalia pilosaria Pale Brindled Beauty 4
70.101 ... 1775 ... Colostygia multistrigaria Mottled Grey 3
73.194 ... 2258 ... Conistra vaccinii Chestnut 3
73.244 ... 2187 ... Orthosia cerasi Common Quaker 2
70.251 ... 1930 ... Biston strataria Oak Beauty 2
73.210 ... 2256 ... Eupsilia transversa Satellite 2
29.001 ... 0663 ... Diurnea fagella     1
49.044 ... 1025 ... Tortricodes alternella 1
70.103 ... 1750 ... Lampropteryx suffumata Water Carpet 1
49.084 ... 1045 ... Acleris notana 1
 
Date: March 10th 2022
Site: Lound Wood, Eakring SK677636
Weather conditions: Largely overcast and mild with a light breeze, becoming cooler later.
Trapping time: 18:50h - 20:20h
Temperature: 13°C - 10°C
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70.245 ... 1663 ... Alsophila aescularia March Moth 32
73.244 ... 2187 ... Orthosia cerasi Common Quaker 10
73.245 ... 2182 ... Orthosia cruda Small Quaker 10
49.044 ... 1025 ... Tortricodes alternella 7
70.255 ... 1934 ... Agriopis marginaria Dotted Border 7
73.194 ... 2258 ... Conistra vaccinii Chestnut 5
70.247 ... 1926 ... Phigalia pilosaria Pale Brindled Beauty 3
49.083 ... 1044 ... Acleris ferrugana 3
29.001 ... 0663 ... Diurnea fagella 3
70.156 ... 1852 ... Eupithecia abbreviata Brindled Pug 3
70.251 ... 1930 ... Biston strataria Oak Beauty 2
65.016 ... 1659 ... Achlya flavicornis Yellow Horned 1
73.249 ... 2190 ... Orthosia gothica Hebrew Character 1
32.018 ... 0688 ... Agonopterix heracliana 1
73.250 ... 2189 ... Anorthoa munda Twin-spotted Quaker 1
70.103 ... 1750 ... Lampropteryx suffumata Water Carpet 1
17.011 ... 0461 ... Ypsolopha ustella 1
 
Date: March 26th 2022
Site: Lound Wood, Eakring SK677636
Weather conditions: Clear and feeling cool, with dropping temperature.
Trapping time: 19:00h - 20:35h
Temperature: 10°C - 7°C
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70.156 ... 1852 ... Eupithecia abbreviata Brindled Pug 29
73.245 ... 2182 ... Orthosia cruda Small Quaker 20
29.001 ... 0663 ... Diurnea fagella 13
70.103 ... 1750 ... Lampropteryx suffumata Water Carpet 8
73.194 ... 2258 ... Conistra vaccinii Chestnut 6
70.270 ... 1947 ... Ectropis crepuscularia Engrailed 5
73.244 ... 2187 ... Orthosia cerasi Common Quaker 3
73.249 ... 2190 ... Orthosia gothica Hebrew Character 3
73.250 ... 2189 ... Anorthoa munda Twin-spotted Quaker 2
70.237 ... 1917 ... Selenia dentaria Early Thorn 2
70.245 ... 1663 ... Alsophila aescularia March Moth 2
73.210 ... 2256 ... Eupsilia transversa Satellite 1
73.242 ... 2188 ... Orthosia incerta Clouded Drab 1
70.251 ... 1930 ... Biston strataria Oak Beauty 1
 
Date: March 28th 2022
Site: Sherwood Forest CP SK624681
Weather conditions: Clear and cool, with lowering temperatures.
Trapping time: 19:00h - 20:15h
Temperature: 10°C - 7°C
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70.156 ... 1852 ... Eupithecia abbreviata Brindled Pug 5
70.270 ... 1947 ... Ectropis crepuscularia Engrailed 3
29.001 ... 0663 ... Diurnea fagella 3
65.015 ... 1660 ... Polyploca ridens Frosted Green 2
73.244 ... 2187 ... Orthosia cerasi Common Quaker 2
73.245 ... 2182 ... Orthosia cruda Small Quaker 1
70.066 ... 1746 ... Earophila badiata Shoulder Stripe 1
65.016 ... 1659 ... Achlya flavicornis Yellow Horned 1
70.103 ... 1750 ... Lampropteryx suffumata Water Carpet 1
73.250 ... 2189 ... Anorthoa munda Twin-spotted Quaker 1
 
Date: April 12th 2022
Site: Lound Wood, Eakring SK677636
Weather conditions: Overcast and mild, soon becoming breezy with rain.
Trapping time: 20:30h - 21:30h
Temperature: 12°C
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70.103 ... 1750 ... Lampropteryx suffumata Water Carpet 5
70.156 ... 1852 ... Eupithecia abbreviata Brindled Pug 4
73.249 ... 2190 ... Orthosia gothica Hebrew Character 3
..2.001 ... 0006 ... Dyseriocrania subpurpurella 3
73.194 ... 2258 ... Conistra vaccinii Chestnut 2
70.239 ... 1919 ... Selenia tetralunaria Purple Thorn 2
73.245 ... 2182 ... Orthosia cruda Small Quaker 1
73.242 ... 2188 ... Orthosia incerta Clouded Drab 1
 
Date: April 30th 2022
Site: Sherwood Forest CP SK611684 (Seymour Grove)
Weather conditions: Overcast and mild with occasional light rain throughout, becoming persistant later.
Trapping time: 20:50h - 22:40h
Temperature: 14°C - 13°C
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70.156 ... 1852 ... Eupithecia abbreviata Brindled Pug 12
71.011 ... 2015 ... Drymonia ruficornis Lunar Marbled Brown 7
65.001 ... 1645 ... Falcaria lacertinaria Scalloped Hook-tip 6
72.015 ... 2028 ... Calliteara pudibunda Pale Tussock 4
71.023 ... 2010 ... Odontosia carmelita Scarce Prominent 3
70.202 ... 1881 ... Trichopteryx carpinata Early Tooth-striped 3
70.270 ... 1947 ... Ectropis crepuscularia Engrailed 2
65.015 ... 1660 ... Polyploca ridens Frosted Green 2
70.141 ... 1862 ... Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Double-striped Pug 2
70.239 ... 1919 ... Selenia tetralunaria Purple Thorn 2
70.103 ... 1750 ... Lampropteryx suffumata Water Carpet 2
71.018 ... 2006 ... Pheosia gnoma Lesser Swallow Prominent 2
32.018 ... 0688 ... Agonopterix heracliana 1
74.004 ... 2078 ... Nola confusalis Least Black Arches 1
74.009 ... 2423 ... Nycteola revayana Oak Nycteoline 1
16.024 ... 0445 ... Ocnerostoma friesei 1
70.222 ... 1902 ... Petrophora chlorosata Brown Silver-line 1
28.019 ... 0649 ... Esperia sulphurella 1
73.336 ... 2139 ... Cerastis rubricosa Red Chestnut 1
73.032 ... 2425 ... Colocasia coryli Nut-tree Tussock 1
72.049 ... 2043 ... Eilema sororcula Orange Footman 1
 
Date: May 3rd 2022
Site: Market Warsop SK567676 (Small urban garden)
Weather conditions: Overcast and mild
Trapping time: 21:25h - 22:55h
Temperature: 13°C - 11°C
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73.069 ... 2243 ... Xylocampa areola Early Grey 2
73.325 ... 2092 ... Agrotis puta Shuttle-shaped Dart 2
49.039 ... 0998 ... Epiphyas postvittana Light Brown Apple Moth 2
70.257 ... 1936 ... Menophra abruptaria Waved Umber 1
73.242 ... 2188 ... Orthosia incerta Clouded Drab 1
73.001 ... 2450 ... Abrostola tripartita Spectacle 1
 
 
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