Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Dalgety bay - close, but cigar pending ...

So apparently I went over last year's moth total, but that's probably mostly because I can easily put a trap out in the garden. A poor shadow of Tim's Norfolk list I'm quite sure! This lovely Purple clay was responsible.

It still isn't absolutely impossible that I'll make 1000 before setting off - it's just moderately unlikely.

977 lep-moth Agrotis segetum Turnip Moth
978 * flowering plant Carex extensa Long-bracted Sedge
979 flowering plant Bromus sterilis Barren Brome
980 flowering plant Artemisia vulgaris Mugwort
981 flowering plant Capsella bursa-pastoris Shepherd's-purse
982 * hemiptera Dryophilocoris flavoquadrimaculatus  A bug
983 lep-moth Diarsia brunnea Purple Clay
984 lep-moth Biston betularia Peppered Moth
985 lep-moth Autographa pulchrina Beautiful Golden Y
986 * flowering plant Bromus hordeaceus Soft Brome
987 hemiptera Oncopsis flavicollis A leaf hopper
988 lep-moth Camptogramma bilineata Yellow Shell
989 coleoptera Rhagonycha fulva Common Red Soldier Beetle


  1. Glad to see you're tackling grasses. You can tell me what all of mine are for me :)

    1. I'll be umm-ing and ah-ing waiting for Tim to name them :D Actually I just looked at your list so I see what you mean. I think we're about on the same page.

  2. Grasses, haven't got a clue mate!

    1. Wait, Pete's vascular list is long isn't it? Come on - somebody can do grasses! Nick? SOS