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Moths at Brownstown Head

Photos below show a selection of moth species, mainly caught at UV (15w actinic) or mercury vapour light traps, at Brownstown Head since July 2005 .  Numbers shown are 'Bradley & Fletcher numbers', from "A Recorder's Log Book or Label List of British Butterflies and Moths" by J.D. Bradley & D.S. Fletcher.  Photos P.M. Walsh.  Last updated 17 Sept 2008.

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1638. Fox Moth (Macrothylacia rubi), female, 20 May 2006

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1643. Emperor Moth (Pavonia pavonia), female, 20 May 2006

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1690. Small Blood-vein (Scopula imitaria), 23 June 2007

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1691. Rosy Wave (Scopula emutaria), 22 June 2007

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1702. Small Fan-footed Wave (Idaea biselata), 3 Aug 2005

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1716. Vestal (Rhodometra sacraria), 9 Oct 2006

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1716. Vestal (Rhodometra sacraria), 16 Sept 2006

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1720. Gem (Orthonoma obstipata), female, 18 Aug 2006

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1727. Silver-ground Carpet (Xanthorhoe montanata), July 2005

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1728. Garden Carpet (Xanthorhoe fluctuata), 30 Aug 2005

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1738. Common Carpet (Epirrhoe alternata), 13 Aug 2005

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1740. Galium Carpet (Epirrhoe galiata), 20 May 2006

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1746. Shoulder Stripe (Anticlea adiata), 21 Apr 2006

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1750. Water Carpet (Lampropteryx suffumata), 30 Apr 2006

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1764. Common Marbled Carpet (Chloroclysta truncata), 30 Aug 2005

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1764. Common Marbled Carpet (Chloroclysta truncata), underside, 30 Aug 2005

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1768. Grey Pine Carpet (Thera obeliscata), 3 Oct 2005

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1777. July Highflyer (Hydriomena furcata), 19 Aug 2005

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1817. Foxglove Pug (Eupithecia pulchellata), 3 June 2006

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1835. White-spotted Pug (Eupithecia tripunctaria), 20 Aug 2005

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1851. Golden-rod Pug (Eupithecia virgaureata), 13 May 2006

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1862. Double-striped Pug, 30 July 2005

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1862. Double-striped Pug (Gymnoscelis rufifasciata), 19 Aug 2005

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1883. Yellow-barred Brindle (Acasis viretata), 27 Aug 2005

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1884. The Magpie (Abraxas glossulariata ), 10 Sept 2005

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1887. Clouded Border (Lomaspilis marginata), 4 June 2006

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1906. Brimstone Moth (Opisthograptis luteolata), 30 Aug 2005

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1913. Canary-shouldered Thorn (Ennomos alniaria), 10 Sept 2005

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1917. Early Thorn (Selenia dentaria), 30 Aug 2005

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1920. Scalloped Hazel (Odontopera bidentata), 13 May 2006

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1934. Dotted Border (Agriopis marginaria), 28 Apr 2006

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1972. Convolvulus Hawk-moth (Agrius convolvuli), 15 Sept 2006

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1972. Convolvulus Hawk-moth (Agrius convolvuli), 9 Sept 2006

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1980. Eyed Hawk-moth (Smerinthus ocellata), 3 June 2006

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1981. Poplar Hawk-moth (Laothoe populi), 4 June 2006

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1984. Hummingbird Hawk-moth (Macroglossum stellatarum), 8 Oct 2006

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1984. Hummingbird Hawk-moth (Macroglossum stellatarum), 8 Oct 2005

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1990. Striped Hawk-moth (Hyles livornica), 20 May 2006

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1991. Elephant Hawk-moth (Deilephila elpenor), 12 May 2006

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1994. Buff-tip (Phalera bucephala), 4 June 2006

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1995. Puss Moth (Cerura vinula), 3 June 2006

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1921. Scalloped Oak (Crocallis elinguaria), 27 Aug 2005

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2003. Pebble Prominent (Notodonta ziczac), 2 June 2006

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2045. Hoary Footman (Eilema caniola), 16 Aug 2005

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2045. Hoary Footman, 16 Aug 2005

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2045. Hoary Footman, 16 Aug 2005

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2049. Buff Footman (Eilema deplana), 16 Aug 2005

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2057. Garden Tiger (Arctia caja), July 2005

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2061. Buff Ermine (Spilosoma luteum), 2 June 2006

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2063. Muslin Moth (Diaphora mendica), 12 May 2006

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2069. Cinnabar (Tyria jacobaeae), 2 June 2006

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2078. Least Black Arches (Nola confusalis), 12 May 2006

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2087. Turnip Moth (Agrotis segetum), 6 Oct 2005

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2089. Heart and Dart (Agrotis exclamationis), 1 Aug 2005

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2091. Dark Sword-grass (Agrotis ipsilon), 16 June 2007

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2091. Dark Sword-grass (Agrotis ipsilon), 20 May 2006

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2102. Flame Shoulder (Ochropleura plecta), 27 Aug 2005

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2109. Lesser Yellow Underwing (Noctua comes), 27 Aug 2005

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2119. Pearly Underwing (Peridroma saucia), 10 Oct 2005

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2123. Small Square-spot (Diarsiaa rubi), 27 Aug 2005

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2126. Setaceous Hebrew Character (Xestia c-nigrum), 27 Aug 2005

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2133. Six-striped Rustic (Xestia sexstrigata), 3 Aug 2005

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2134. Square-spot Rustic (Xestia xantographa), 27 Aug 2005

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2145. Nutmeg (Dicestra trifolii), 15 Sept 2006

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2147. The Shears (Hada plebeja), 2 June 2006

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2160. Bright-line Brown-eye (Laconobia oleracea), 2 June 2006

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2163. Broom Moth (Ceramica pisi), 4 June 2006

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2186. Powdered Quaker (Orthosia gracilis), 30 Apr 2006

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2188. Clouded Drab (Orthosia incerta), 16 Apr 2006

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2189. Twin-spotted Quaker (Orthosia munda), 15 Apr 2006

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2190. Hebrew Character (Orthosia gothica), 31 March 2006

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2195. Delicate (Mythimna vitellina), 22 June 2007

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2195. Delicate (Mythimna vitellina), 20 May 2006

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2195. Delicate (Mythimna vitellina), 20 May 2006

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2199. Common Wainscot (Mythimna pallens), 30 Aug 2005

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2199. Common (Mythimna pallens) & 2350. Small Wainscot (Chortodes pygmina), 10 Sept 2005

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2208. Cosmopolitan, 10 June 2006

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2208. Cosmopolitan (Mythimna loreyi), 10 June 2006

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2208. Cosmopolitan (Mythimna loreyi), 16 June 2006 (same as 10 June)

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2208. Cosmopolitan (Mythimna loreyi), 9 Sept 2006

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2229. Brindled Ochre (Dasypolia templi), 15 Oct 2005

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2232. Black Rustic (Aporophyla nigra), 3 Oct 2005

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2236. Pale Pinion (Litophane socia), 28 Apr 2006

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2243. Early Grey (Xylocampa areola), 15 Apr 2006

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2255. Feathered Ranunculus (Eumichtis lichenea), 6 Oct 2005

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2259. Dark Chestnut (Conistra ligula), 22 Oct 2005

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2263. Red-line Quaker (Agrochola lota), 8 Oct 2005

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2267. Beaded Chestnut (Agrochola lychnidis), 3 Oct 2005

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2270. Lunar Underwing (Omphaloscelis lunosa), 10 Sept 2005

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2273. Pink-barred Sallow (Xanthia tocata), 2 Sept 2005

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2306. Angle Shades (Phlogophora meticulosa), 30 Aug 2005

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2321. Dark Arches (Apamea monoglypha), 3 Aug 2005

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2343. Common Rustic sp. (Mesapamea secalis/didyma), 27 Aug 2005

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2350. Small Wainscot (Chortodes pygmina), 30 Aug 2005

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2326. Clouded-bordered Brindle (Apamea crenata), 2 June 2006

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2353. Flounced Rustic (Luperina testacea), 30 Aug 2004

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2361. Rosy Rustic (Hydraecia micacea), 27 Aug 2005

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2375. Large Wainscot (Rhizedra lutosa), 30 Aug 2005

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2385. Small Mottled Willow (Spodoptera exigua), 6 Aug 2006

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2385. Small Mottled Willow (Spodoptera exigua), 18 Aug 2006

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2386c. Dark Mottled Willow (Spodoptera cilium), 13 Sept 2008

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2389. Pale Mottled Willow (Paradrina clavipalpis), 3 Oct 2005

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2394. The Anomalous (Stilbia anomala), 10 Sept 2005

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2394. The Anomalous (Stilbia anomala), 10 Sept 2005

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2400. Scarce Bordered Straw (Helicoverpa armigera), 23 June 2006

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2400. Scarce Bordered Straw (Helicoverpa armigera), 7 July 2006

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2400. Scarce Bordered Straw (Helicoverpa armigera), 21 July 2006

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2400. Scarce Bordered Straw (Helicoverpa armigera), 21 July 2006

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2403. Bordered Straw (Heliothis peltigera), 11 June 2006

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2439. Gold Spot (Plusia festucae), 2 Sept 2005

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2441. Silver Y (Autographa gamma), 6 June 2007

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2441. Silver Y (Autographa gamma), 27 Aug 2005

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2462. Mother Shipton (Callistege mi), 3 June 2006

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2469. The Herald (Scoliopteryx libatrix), 21 Apr 2006

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2477. The Snout (Hypena proboscidalis), 30 July 2005

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