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Moth-Trapping in Hemsworth

In Hemsworth, the moth trap has been attracting some familiar species recently. In the following picture, clockwise from top left, there are maple button (Acleris forsskaliana), shaded broad-bar (Scotopteryx chenopodiata), peppered moth (Biston betularia) and scalloped oak (Crocallis elinguaria). When … Continue reading

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Moth trapping at Ackworth School

I have been putting out the moth trap recently at Ackworth School ┬áduring the recent good weather. Here are pictures of a couple of the more colourful moths caught during the past week. Elephant hawk moth is a regular but … Continue reading

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Moth trapping: Buff Ermine and Muslin Moth

The moth trap has not been very productive recently because of the poor weather. Last night was clear but low temperature and an almost full moon meant that I trapped only two species: buff ermine (a single male) and muslin … Continue reading

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