Butterflies/Moths

‘ Butterflies’

20 differnet species of butterfly have been recorded

                                                                               Status at Sites

  1.  Brimstone Gonepteryx rhamni                     uncommon possibly bred
  2.  Large White Pieris brassicae                        common/breeder
  3.  Small White Pieris rapae                               common/breeder
  4.  Green-veined White Pieris napi                    common/breeder
  5.  Orange-tip Anthocharis cardamines            common/breeder
  6.  Comma Polygonia c-album                           regular/breeder
  7.  Small Tortoiseshell Aglais urticae                common/breeder
  8.  Painted Lady Vanessa cardui                        Uncommon migrant
  9.  Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta                      common migrant
  10.  Peacock Inachis io                                         common/breeder
  11.  Ringlet Aphantopus hyperantus                  common/breeder
  12.  Meadow Brown Maniola jurtina                    common/breeder
  13. Gatekeeper Pyronia tithonus                         common/breeder
  14. Speckled Wood Pararge aegeria                   common/breeder
  15. Wall Brown Lasiommata megera                   rare ( not recorded for 4 years )
  16. Small Copper Lycaena phlaeas                     common/breeder    Ab schmidtii a single recorded 3/8/2010
  17. Common blue Polyommatus icarus               fairly common/breeder
  18. Holly blue Celastrina argiolus                        uncommon
  19. Large Skipper Ochiodes venatus                   common/breeder
  20. Small Skipper Thymelicus syivestris             common/breeder

Ringlets mating at Toad Holes Beck

IMG_8955-1    IMG_5972_1Brimstone uncommon but signs of increasing

 

 ‘Moths ‘

 278 different Macro & Mirco moths have been recorded mainly from Caldene Fields with additions from Raw Nook NR and Toad Holes Beck

Moths identified either from field observations or caught and released from a  moth trap

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Species Summary: Total 281 as of 19/9/2017

Taxa
a moth (Acleris laterana/comariana) 1
Common Rustic agg. (Mesapamea secalis agg.) 508
Dark Dagger / Grey Dagger (Acronicta tridens/psi) 9
Marbled Minor agg. (Oligia strigilis agg.) 55
November Moth agg. (Epirrita dilutata agg.) 2
Uncertain/Rustic agg. (Hoplodrina octogenaria/blanda) 33
0003 Aphrophora alni 1
03.001 Orange Swift (Triodia sylvina) 6
03.002 Common Swift (Korscheltellus lupulina) 31
03.003 Map-winged Swift (Korscheltellus fusconebulosa) 8
03.005 Ghost Moth (Hepialus humuli humuli) 40
03.005 Ghost Moth (Hepialus humuli) 8
07.001 a moth (Nemophora degeerella) 1
16.001 Bird-cherry Ermine (Yponomeuta evonymella) 3
17.003 Honeysuckle Moth (Ypsolopha dentella) 4
17.005 a moth (Ypsolopha scabrella) 2
17.012 a moth (Ypsolopha sequella) 1
18.001 Diamond-back Moth (Plutella xylostella) 1
20.011 a moth (Argyresthia brockeella) 5
20.022 a moth (Argyresthia bonnetella) 1
25.001 Hawthorn Moth (Scythropia crataegella) 1
28.009 White-shouldered House-moth (Endrosis sarcitrella) 2
28.010 Brown House-moth (Hofmannophila pseudospretella) 6
31.001 a moth (Carcina quercana) 1
32.016 a moth (Agonopterix propinquella) 1
32.017 a moth (Agonopterix arenella) 3
32.036 Parsnip Moth (Depressaria radiella) 2
35.017 a moth (Neofaculta ericetella) 2
35.038 a moth (Bryotropha domestica) 1
35.040 a moth (Bryotropha terrella) 1
35.050 a moth (Aristotelia ericinella) 4
41.002 a moth (Blastobasis adustella) 11
45.010 Beautiful Plume (Amblyptilia acanthadactyla) 1
45.044 Common Plume (Emmelina monodactyla) 2
48.001 a moth (Anthophila fabriciana) 10
49.004 Red-barred Tortrix (Ditula angustiorana) 2
49.024 Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix (Pandemis corylana) 1
49.025 Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix (Pandemis cerasana) 4
49.031 Timothy Tortrix (Aphelia paleana) 2
49.037 Cyclamen Tortrix (Clepsis spectrana) 2
49.038 a moth (Clepsis consimilana) 1
49.039 Light Brown Apple Moth (Epiphyas postvittana) 11
49.051 Flax Tortrix (Cnephasia asseclana) 1
49.062 a moth (Acleris forsskaleana) 2
49.071 a moth (Acleris emargana) 1
49.077 Garden Rose Tortrix (Acleris variegana) 2
49.091 a moth (Pseudargyrotoza conwagana) 7
49.109 a moth (Agapeta hamana) 32
49.111 a moth (Eupoecilia angustana f. fasciella) 1
49.139 a moth (Cochylis atricapitana) 1
49.156 Marbled Orchard Tortrix (Hedya nubiferana) 7
49.161 a moth (Celypha striana) 2
49.166 a moth (Celypha lacunana) 33
49.214 a moth (Ancylis badiana) 2
49.254 a moth (Epinotia bilunana) 1
49.265 a moth (Eucosma cana) 3
49.269 a moth (Eucosma campoliliana) 2
49.289 a moth (Epiblema costipunctana) 2
49.294 Bramble Shoot Moth (Notocelia uddmanniana) 5
49.307 Spotted Shoot Moth (Rhyacionia pinivorana) 1
49.324 Pea Moth (Cydia nigricana) 1
54.008 Six-spot Burnet (Zygaena filipendulae) 31
54.009 Narrow-bordered Five-spot Burnet (Zygaena lonicerae) 8
62.001 Bee Moth (Aphomia sociella) 14
62.038 a moth (Acrobasis consociella) 1
62.042 Thistle Ermine (Myelois circumvoluta) 1
62.072 Meal Moth (Pyralis farinalis) 1
63.006 a moth (Pyrausta aurata) 1
63.018 a moth (Anania coronata) 2
63.025 Small Magpie (Anania hortulata) 22
63.033 a moth (Udea lutealis) 12
63.038 Mother of Pearl (Pleuroptya ruralis) 17
63.067 a moth (Eudonia lacustrata) 8
63.074 a moth (Eudonia mercurella) 21
63.080 Garden Grass-veneer (Chrysoteuchia culmella) 42
63.086 a moth (Crambus lathoniellus) 2
63.088 a moth (Crambus perlella) 2
63.089 a moth (Agriphila tristella) 21
63.092 a moth (Agriphila selasella) 2
63.093 a moth (Agriphila straminella) 15
63.114 Brown China-mark (Elophila nymphaeata) 4
65.001 Scalloped Hook-tip (Falcaria lacertinaria) 3
65.005 Pebble Hook-tip (Drepana falcataria falcataria) 2
65.005 Pebble Hook-tip (Drepana falcataria scotica) 1
65.008 Peach Blossom (Thyatira batis) 1
65.009 Buff Arches (Habrosyne pyritoides) 26
65.010 Figure of Eighty (Tethea ocularis) 1
65.013 Common Lutestring (Ochropacha duplaris) 2
69.001 Lime Hawk-moth (Mimas tiliae) 2
69.002 Eyed Hawk-moth (Smerinthus ocellata) 1
69.003 Poplar Hawk-moth (Laothoe populi) 16
69.010 Humming-bird Hawk-moth (Macroglossum stellatarum) 1
69.016 Elephant Hawk-moth (Deilephila elpenor) 5
69.017 Small Elephant Hawk-moth (Deilephila porcellus) 1
70.008 Small Dusty Wave (Idaea seriata) 6
70.011 Single-dotted Wave (Idaea dimidiata) 26
70.013 Small Fan-footed Wave (Idaea biselata) 7
70.016 Riband Wave (Idaea aversata) 64
70.016 Riband Wave [non-banded form] (Idaea aversata ab. remutata) 30
70.045 Shaded Broad-bar (Scotopteryx chenopodiata) 32
70.049 Garden Carpet (Xanthorhoe fluctuata) 37
70.052 Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet (Xanthorhoe ferrugata) 6
70.053 Flame Carpet (Xanthorhoe designata) 12
70.054 Silver-ground Carpet (Xanthorhoe montanata) 27
70.059 Yellow Shell (Camptogramma bilineata) 2
70.061 Common Carpet (Epirrhoe alternata) 25
70.074 July Highflier (Hydriomena furcata) 22
70.079 Spruce Carpet (Thera britannica) 6
70.085 Barred Yellow (Cidaria fulvata) 5
70.086 Broken-barred Carpet (Electrophaes corylata) 1
70.087 Purple Bar (Cosmorhoe ocellata) 1
70.089 Phoenix (Eulithis prunata) 7
70.091 Northern Spinach (Eulithis populata) 1
70.094 Small Phoenix (Ecliptopera silaceata) 26
70.095 Red-Green Carpet (Chloroclysta siterata) 5
70.097 Common Marbled Carpet (Dysstroma truncata) 35
70.100 Green Carpet (Colostygia pectinataria) 2
70.106 Winter Moth (Operophtera brumata) 4
70.114 Small Yellow Wave (Hydrelia flammeolaria) 1
70.130 Chimney Sweeper (Odezia atrata) 1
70.131 Twin-spot Carpet (Mesotype didymata) 1
70.141 Double-striped Pug (Gymnoscelis rufifasciata) 6
70.142 V-Pug (Chloroclystis v-ata) 6
70.144 Green Pug (Pasiphila rectangulata) 6
70.151 Foxglove Pug (Eupithecia pulchellata) 1
70.156 Brindled Pug (Eupithecia abbreviata) 2
70.160 White-spotted Pug (Eupithecia tripunctaria) 1
70.162 Dwarf Pug (Eupithecia tantillaria) 1
70.173 Lime-speck Pug (Eupithecia centaureata) 5
70.176 Edinburgh Pug (Eupithecia intricata) 12
70.179 Wormwood Pug (Eupithecia absinthiata) 3
70.183 Common Pug (Eupithecia vulgata) 2
70.184 Mottled Pug (Eupithecia exiguata) 1
70.187 Tawny Speckled Pug (Eupithecia icterata) 1
70.190 Grey Pug (Eupithecia subfuscata) 5
70.205 Magpie Moth (Abraxas grossulariata) 6
70.207 Clouded Border (Lomaspilis marginata) 42
70.218 Latticed Heath (Chiasmia clathrata) 10
70.222 Brown Silver-line (Petrophora chlorosata) 4
70.226 Brimstone Moth (Opisthograptis luteolata) 35
70.234 Canary-shouldered Thorn (Ennomos alniaria) 2
70.235 Dusky Thorn (Ennomos fuscantaria) 3
70.237 Early Thorn (Selenia dentaria) 10
70.240 Scalloped Hazel (Odontopera bidentata) 11
70.241 Scalloped Oak (Crocallis elinguaria) 30
70.243 Swallow-tailed Moth (Ourapteryx sambucaria) 16
70.244 Feathered Thorn (Colotois pennaria) 4
70.252 Peppered Moth (Biston betularia) 7
70.256 Mottled Umber (Erannis defoliaria) 2
70.258 Willow Beauty (Peribatodes rhomboidaria) 126
70.265 Mottled Beauty (Alcis repandata) 2
70.272 Square Spot (Paradarisa consonaria) 1
70.275 Common Heath (Ematurga atomaria) 10
70.277 Common White Wave (Cabera pusaria) 25
70.278 Common Wave (Cabera exanthemata) 5
70.280 Clouded Silver (Lomographa temerata) 5
70.283 Light Emerald (Campaea margaritaria) 26
70.299 Large Emerald (Geometra papilionaria) 2
70.305 Common Emerald (Hemithea aestivaria) 1
71.005 Sallow Kitten (Furcula furcula) 3
71.012 Iron Prominent (Notodonta dromedarius) 8
71.013 Pebble Prominent (Notodonta ziczac) 1
71.017 Swallow Prominent (Pheosia tremula) 2
71.018 Lesser Swallow Prominent (Pheosia gnoma) 6
71.021 Coxcomb Prominent (Ptilodon capucina) 1
71.025 Buff-tip (Phalera bucephala) 1
72.001 Herald (Scoliopteryx libatrix) 4
72.002 Straw Dot (Rivula sericealis) 137
72.003 Snout (Hypena proboscidalis) 33
72.017 Vapourer (Orgyia antiqua) 4
72.019 Buff Ermine (Spilosoma lutea) 70
72.020 White Ermine (Spilosoma lubricipeda) 24
72.022 Muslin Moth (Diaphora mendica) 2
72.024 Ruby Tiger (Phragmatobia fuliginosa) 15
72.031 Cinnabar (Tyria jacobaeae) 58
72.043 Buff Footman (Eilema depressa) 9
72.044 Dingy Footman [pale form] (Eilema griseola ab. stramineola) 1
72.045 Common Footman (Eilema lurideola) 125
72.053 Fan-foot (Herminia tarsipennalis) 21
72.063 Blackneck (Lygephila pastinum) 1
72.069 Beautiful Hook-tip (Laspeyria flexula) 1
72.078 Red Underwing (Catocala nupta) 3
73.001 Spectacle (Abrostola tripartita) 7
73.002 Dark Spectacle (Abrostola triplasia) 1
73.012 Burnished Brass (Diachrysia chrysitis) 73
73.015 Silver Y (Autographa gamma) 45
73.016 Beautiful Golden Y (Autographa pulchrina) 13
73.017 Plain Golden Y (Autographa jota) 5
73.018 Gold Spangle (Autographa bractea) 3
73.022 Gold Spot (Plusia festucae) 10
73.023 Lempke’s Gold Spot (Plusia putnami gracilis) 1
73.040 Miller (Acronicta leporina) 5
73.045 Knot Grass (Acronicta rumicis) 4
73.046 Poplar Grey (Subacronicta megacephala) 1
73.063 Svensson’s Copper Underwing (Amphipyra berbera) 115
73.064 Mouse Moth (Amphipyra tragopoginis) 27
73.068 Green-brindled Crescent (Allophyes oxyacanthae) 2
73.069 Early Grey (Xylocampa areola) 8
73.084 Marbled Beauty (Bryophila domestica) 109
73.092 Mottled Rustic (Caradrina morpheus) 20
73.095 Pale Mottled Willow (Caradrina clavipalpis) 10
73.096 Uncertain (Hoplodrina octogenaria) 20
73.097 Rustic (Hoplodrina blanda) 5
73.099 Vine’s Rustic (Hoplodrina ambigua) 1
73.107 Old Lady (Mormo maura) 63
73.109 Straw Underwing (Thalpophila matura) 3
73.113 Angle Shades (Phlogophora meticulosa) 13
73.114 Small Angle Shades (Euplexia lucipara) 3
73.121 Frosted Orange (Gortyna flavago) 4
73.123 Rosy Rustic (Hydraecia micacea) 18
73.131 Flounced Rustic (Luperina testacea) 50
73.154 Dusky Brocade (Apamea remissa) 20
73.156 Clouded-bordered Brindle (Apamea crenata) 6
73.156 Clouded-bordered Brindle [melanic form] (Apamea crenata ab. combusta) 1
73.159 Small Clouded Brindle (Apamea unanimis) 4
73.162 Dark Arches (Apamea monoglypha) 205
73.163 Light Arches (Apamea lithoxylaea) 9
73.168 Double Lobed (Lateroligia ophiogramma) 1
73.169 Common Rustic (Mesapamea secalis) 60
73.171 Rosy Minor (Litoligia literosa) 1
73.172 Cloaked Minor (Mesoligia furuncula) 4
73.173 Marbled Minor (Oligia strigilis) 2
73.175 Rufous Minor (Oligia versicolor) 1
73.176 Middle-barred Minor (Oligia fasciuncula) 52
73.180 Barred Sallow (Tiliacea aurago) 1
73.181 Pink-barred Sallow (Xanthia togata) 9
73.182 Sallow (Cirrhia icteritia) 17
73.186 Beaded Chestnut (Agrochola lychnidis) 3
73.187 Brown-spot Pinion (Agrochola litura) 1
73.189 Red-line Quaker (Agrochola lota) 5
73.190 Yellow-line Quaker (Agrochola macilenta) 1
73.193 Lunar Underwing (Omphaloscelis lunosa) 3
73.194 Chestnut (Conistra vaccinii) 4
73.206 Blair’s Shoulder-knot (Lithophane leautieri) 8
73.216 Dun-bar (Cosmia trapezina) 100
73.219 Centre-barred Sallow (Atethmia centrago) 2
73.228 Grey Chi (Antitype chi) 5
73.233 Black Rustic (Aporophyla nigra) 7
73.242 Clouded Drab (Orthosia incerta) 5
73.244 Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi) 9
73.245 Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda) 6
73.247 Powdered Quaker (Orthosia gracilis) 3
73.249 Hebrew Character (Orthosia gothica) 60
73.250 Twin-spotted Quaker (Anorthoa munda) 1
73.254 Antler Moth (Cerapteryx graminis) 6
73.255 Nutmeg (Anarta trifolii) 1
73.264 Pale-shouldered Brocade (Lacanobia thalassina) 3
73.267 Bright-line Brown-eye (Lacanobia oleracea) 146
73.271 Broom Moth (Ceramica pisi) 1
73.274 Cabbage Moth (Mamestra brassicae) 3
73.279 Broad-barred White (Hecatera bicolorata) 1
73.281 Lychnis (Hadena bicruris) 1
73.282 Varied Coronet (Hadena compta) 1
73.290 Brown-line Bright-eye (Mythimna conigera) 5
73.291 Common Wainscot (Mythimna pallens) 8
73.293 Smoky Wainscot (Mythimna impura) 96
73.298 Clay (Mythimna ferrago) 28
73.301 Shoulder-striped Wainscot (Leucania comma) 1
73.317 Heart and Dart (Agrotis exclamationis) 986
73.319 Turnip Moth (Agrotis segetum) 6
73.325 Shuttle-shaped Dart (Agrotis puta) 278
73.328 Flame (Axylia putris) 82
73.329 Flame Shoulder (Ochropleura plecta) 190
73.333 Ingrailed Clay (Diarsia mendica) 36
73.334 Small Square-spot (Diarsia rubi) 96
73.338 True Lover’s Knot (Lycophotia porphyrea) 21
73.342 Large Yellow Underwing (Noctua pronuba) 5490
73.343 Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing (Noctua fimbriata) 36
73.345 Lesser Yellow Underwing (Noctua comes) 142
73.346 Least Yellow Underwing (Noctua interjecta) 13
73.348 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing (Noctua janthe) 94
73.353 Dotted Clay (Xestia baja) 43
73.356 Heath Rustic (Xestia agathina) 4
73.357 Square-spot Rustic (Xestia xanthographa) 100
73.358 Six-striped Rustic (Xestia sexstrigata) 48
73.359 Setaceous Hebrew Character (Xestia c-nigrum) 13
73.361 Double Square-spot (Xestia triangulum) 2
73.365 Autumnal Rustic (Eugnorisma glareosa) 2
73.368 Gothic (Naenia typica) 51
74.003 Short-cloaked Moth (Nola cucullatella) 8
74.008 Green Silver-lines (Pseudoips prasinana) 5

 

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