Silky Wainscot

We had a couple of fairly standard nights in the Moth trap over the weekend. Saturday had the most moths in the trap and included a new on to me, the Silky Wainscot – Not rare in the county, but not common either just just a smattering of records.

Silky Wainscot Moth

Silky Wainscot

The full list from Saturday night was:

  • 1x Mottled Rustic
  • 2x Small Seraphim
  • 47x Lackey
  • 6x Dark Acrhes
  • 2x Elephant Hawkmoth
  • 18x Heart and Dart
  • 5x Buff Ermine
  • 1x White Ermine
  • 3x Oligia sp.
  • 1x Lime-speck Pug
  • 1x Middle-barred Minor
  • 1x Small Magpie
  • 4x Shoulder-striped Wainscot
  • 1x Setaceous Hebrew Character
  • 1x Bright-line Brown-eye
  • 5x Flame
  • 2x Garden Tiger
  • 1x Heart and Club
  • 1x Silver-ground Carpet
  • 1x Purple Bar
  • 1x Grey Pug
  • 1x Broom
  • 1x Light Emerald
  • 1x Clouded-bordered Brindle
  • 1x Large Yellow Underwing
  • 2x Flame Shoulder
  • 1x Bordered Sallow
  • 1x Common Marbled Carpet
  • 1x Small Elephant Hawkmoth
  • 1x Dusky Brocade
  • 1x Silky Wainscot*

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Alan Cole

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