Last Nights Moths – Rosy Rustic

The moth trap went out last night. No rain, moderate winds and a minimum temperature of 15.3ºC resulted in 22 different species, 135 moths in total and one new species to me. Nothing too exciting but quite a large number of Small Square Spots.

  • 22 x Silver Y
  • 4 x Archer’s Dart
  • 13 x Setaceous Hebrew Character
  • 1 x Yellow-tail
  • 2 x Common Marbled Carpet
  • 4 x Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
  • 1 x Willow Beauty
  • 14 x Large Yellow Underwing
  • 1 x Dingy Footman
  • 2 x Purple Bar
  • 3 x Dark Sword Grass
  • 6 x Flounced Rustic
  • 9 x Flame Shoulder
  • 35 x Small Square Spot
  • 1 x Sallow Kitten
  • 1 x White-line Dart
  • 6 x Dark Arches
  • 1 x Gold Spot
  • 4 x Common Rustic / Lesser Common Rustic agg.
  • 1 x July Highflyer
  • 1 x Antler Moth
  • 3 x Rosy Rustic*
Rosy Rustic Moth

Rosy Rustic

2 Responses

  1. Trudie says:

    Al, can you post a picture of the actual Moth-trap so I can see what it looks like, please.

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