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

 ‘Moths ‘

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

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

Species Summary: Total 318 as of 23/9/2018

Taxa
a moth (Acleris laterana/comariana) 1
Common Rustic agg. (Mesapamea secalis agg.) 594
Dark Dagger / Grey Dagger (Acronicta tridens/psi) 10
Marbled Minor agg. (Oligia strigilis agg.) 60
November Moth agg. (Epirrita dilutata agg.) 2
Uncertain/Rustic agg. (Hoplodrina octogenaria/blanda) 35
0003 Aphrophora alni 1
03.001 Orange Swift (Triodia sylvina) 6
03.002 Common Swift (Korscheltellus lupulina) 34
03.003 Map-winged Swift (Korscheltellus fusconebulosa) 8
03.005 Ghost Moth (Hepialus humuli humuli) 41
03.005 Ghost Moth (Hepialus humuli) 9
07.001 a moth (Nemophora degeerella) 26
07.012 a moth (Nematopogon schwarziellus) 1
12.032 a moth (Tinea semifulvella) 1
16.001 Bird-cherry Ermine (Yponomeuta evonymella) 15
17.003 Honeysuckle Moth (Ypsolopha dentella) 9
17.005 a moth (Ypsolopha scabrella) 6
17.012 a moth (Ypsolopha sequella) 1
18.001 Diamond-back Moth (Plutella xylostella) 7
20.011 a moth (Argyresthia brockeella) 5
20.012 a moth (Argyresthia goedartella) 2
20.022 a moth (Argyresthia bonnetella) 1
25.001 Hawthorn Moth (Scythropia crataegella) 1
2792.1 Harlequin Ladybird (Harmonia axyridis) 2
28.009 White-shouldered House-moth (Endrosis sarcitrella) 4
28.010 Brown House-moth (Hofmannophila pseudospretella) 11
28.012 a moth (Borkhausenia fuscescens) 1
28.024 a moth (Tachystola acroxantha) 1
31.001 a moth (Carcina quercana) 1
32.007 a moth (Agonopterix ocellana) 3
32.016 a moth (Agonopterix propinquella) 1
32.017 a moth (Agonopterix arenella) 7
32.036 Parsnip Moth (Depressaria radiella) 2
35.017 a moth (Neofaculta ericetella) 19
35.031 a moth (Helcystogramma rufescens) 1
35.038 a moth (Bryotropha domestica) 1
35.040 a moth (Bryotropha terrella) 1
35.050 a moth (Aristotelia ericinella) 4
35.053 a moth (Isophrictis striatella) 1
39.001 a moth (Blastodacna hellerella) 1
41.002 a moth (Blastobasis adustella) 20
41.003 a moth (Blastobasis lacticolella) 1
45.010 Beautiful Plume (Amblyptilia acanthadactyla) 3
45.044 Common Plume (Emmelina monodactyla) 12
48.001 a moth (Anthophila fabriciana) 23
49.004 Red-barred Tortrix (Ditula angustiorana) 2
49.024 Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix (Pandemis corylana) 2
49.025 Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix (Pandemis cerasana) 4
49.029 a moth (Lozotaenia forsterana) 1
49.031 Timothy Tortrix (Aphelia paleana) 3
49.037 Cyclamen Tortrix (Clepsis spectrana) 2
49.038 a moth (Clepsis consimilana) 2
49.039 Light Brown Apple Moth (Epiphyas postvittana) 21
49.051 Flax Tortrix (Cnephasia asseclana) 3
49.059 Green Oak Tortrix (Tortrix viridana) 1
49.062 a moth (Acleris forsskaleana) 7
49.069 a moth (Acleris sparsana) 1
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) 39
49.111 a moth (Eupoecilia angustana f. fasciella) 1
49.139 a moth (Cochylis atricapitana) 4
49.156 Marbled Orchard Tortrix (Hedya nubiferana) 11
49.161 a moth (Celypha striana) 2
49.166 a moth (Celypha lacunana) 55
49.214 a moth (Ancylis badiana) 6
49.215 a moth (Ancylis achatana) 1
49.254 a moth (Epinotia bilunana) 1
49.265 a moth (Eucosma cana) 7
49.269 a moth (Eucosma campoliliana) 5
49.289 a moth (Epiblema costipunctana) 2
49.294 Bramble Shoot Moth (Notocelia uddmanniana) 7
49.307 Spotted Shoot Moth (Rhyacionia pinivorana) 1
49.324 Pea Moth (Cydia nigricana) 1
49.338 Codling Moth (Cydia pomonella) 2
49.341 a moth (Cydia splendana) 2
49.359 a moth (Grapholita janthinana) 1
49.367 a moth (Pammene fasciana) 1
49.376 a moth (Pammene aurita) 1
54.008 Six-spot Burnet (Zygaena filipendulae) 31
54.009 Narrow-bordered Five-spot Burnet (Zygaena lonicerae) 14
59.003 Speckled Wood (Pararge aegeria) 7
59.026 Peacock (Aglais io) 1
61.012 Holly Blue (Celastrina argiolus) 1
62.001 Bee Moth (Aphomia sociella) 20
62.035 a moth (Acrobasis advenella) 4
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) 5
63.007 a moth (Pyrausta purpuralis) 1
63.018 a moth (Anania coronata) 2
63.025 Small Magpie (Anania hortulata) 31
63.033 a moth (Udea lutealis) 14
63.034 a moth (Udea prunalis) 1
63.038 Mother of Pearl (Pleuroptya ruralis) 33
63.066 a moth (Scoparia pyralella) 1
63.067 a moth (Eudonia lacustrata) 16
63.074 a moth (Eudonia mercurella) 33
63.075 a moth (Eudonia pallida) 1
63.080 Garden Grass-veneer (Chrysoteuchia culmella) 48
63.086 a moth (Crambus lathoniellus) 30
63.088 a moth (Crambus perlella) 2
63.089 a moth (Agriphila tristella) 23
63.092 a moth (Agriphila selasella) 6
63.093 a moth (Agriphila straminella) 46
63.114 Brown China-mark (Elophila nymphaeata) 5
63.116 Small China-mark (Cataclysta lemnata) 2
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) 28
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) 19
69.010 Humming-bird Hawk-moth (Macroglossum stellatarum) 2
69.016 Elephant Hawk-moth (Deilephila elpenor) 5
69.017 Small Elephant Hawk-moth (Deilephila porcellus) 1
70.008 Small Dusty Wave (Idaea seriata) 7
70.011 Single-dotted Wave (Idaea dimidiata) 34
70.013 Small Fan-footed Wave (Idaea biselata) 8
70.016 Riband Wave (Idaea aversata) 75
70.016 Riband Wave [non-banded form] (Idaea aversata ab. remutata) 30
70.045 Shaded Broad-bar (Scotopteryx chenopodiata) 35
70.049 Garden Carpet (Xanthorhoe fluctuata) 38
70.052 Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet (Xanthorhoe ferrugata) 6
70.053 Flame Carpet (Xanthorhoe designata) 15
70.054 Silver-ground Carpet (Xanthorhoe montanata) 58
70.059 Yellow Shell (Camptogramma bilineata) 3
70.061 Common Carpet (Epirrhoe alternata) 28
70.074 July Highflier (Hydriomena furcata) 25
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) 8
70.091 Northern Spinach (Eulithis populata) 1
70.094 Small Phoenix (Ecliptopera silaceata) 27
70.095 Red-Green Carpet (Chloroclysta siterata) 5
70.097 Common Marbled Carpet (Dysstroma truncata) 37
70.100 Green Carpet (Colostygia pectinataria) 3
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) 10
70.142 V-Pug (Chloroclystis v-ata) 6
70.144 Green Pug (Pasiphila rectangulata) 15
70.151 Foxglove Pug (Eupithecia pulchellata) 1
70.156 Brindled Pug (Eupithecia abbreviata) 4
70.160 White-spotted Pug (Eupithecia tripunctaria) 1
70.162 Dwarf Pug (Eupithecia tantillaria) 1
70.168 Narrow-winged Pug (Eupithecia nanata) 1
70.173 Lime-speck Pug (Eupithecia centaureata) 6
70.176 Freyer’s Pug (Eupithecia intricata) 12
70.179 Wormwood Pug (Eupithecia absinthiata) 3
70.182 Currant Pug (Eupithecia assimilata) 1
70.183 Common Pug (Eupithecia vulgata) 4
70.184 Mottled Pug (Eupithecia exiguata) 3
70.187 Tawny Speckled Pug (Eupithecia icterata) 1
70.190 Grey Pug (Eupithecia subfuscata) 7
70.205 Magpie Moth (Abraxas grossulariata) 12
70.207 Clouded Border (Lomaspilis marginata) 47
70.218 Latticed Heath (Chiasmia clathrata) 10
70.222 Brown Silver-line (Petrophora chlorosata) 4
70.226 Brimstone Moth (Opisthograptis luteolata) 39
70.234 Canary-shouldered Thorn (Ennomos alniaria) 4
70.235 Dusky Thorn (Ennomos fuscantaria) 5
70.237 Early Thorn (Selenia dentaria) 11
70.240 Scalloped Hazel (Odontopera bidentata) 13
70.241 Scalloped Oak (Crocallis elinguaria) 32
70.243 Swallow-tailed Moth (Ourapteryx sambucaria) 20
70.244 Feathered Thorn (Colotois pennaria) 4
70.252 Peppered Moth (Biston betularia) 9
70.256 Mottled Umber (Erannis defoliaria) 2
70.258 Willow Beauty (Peribatodes rhomboidaria) 135
70.265 Mottled Beauty (Alcis repandata) 3
70.272 Square Spot (Paradarisa consonaria) 1
70.275 Common Heath (Ematurga atomaria) 10
70.277 Common White Wave (Cabera pusaria) 32
70.278 Common Wave (Cabera exanthemata) 10
70.280 Clouded Silver (Lomographa temerata) 5
70.283 Light Emerald (Campaea margaritaria) 46
70.299 Large Emerald (Geometra papilionaria) 3
70.305 Common Emerald (Hemithea aestivaria) 3
71.005 Sallow Kitten (Furcula furcula) 3
71.012 Iron Prominent (Notodonta dromedarius) 10
71.013 Pebble Prominent (Notodonta ziczac) 2
71.017 Swallow Prominent (Pheosia tremula) 3
71.018 Lesser Swallow Prominent (Pheosia gnoma) 6
71.021 Coxcomb Prominent (Ptilodon capucina) 1
71.025 Buff-tip (Phalera bucephala) 2
72.001 Herald (Scoliopteryx libatrix) 4
72.002 Straw Dot (Rivula sericealis) 148
72.003 Snout (Hypena proboscidalis) 42
72.017 Vapourer (Orgyia antiqua) 4
72.019 Buff Ermine (Spilosoma lutea) 79
72.020 White Ermine (Spilosoma lubricipeda) 34
72.022 Muslin Moth (Diaphora mendica) 3
72.024 Ruby Tiger (Phragmatobia fuliginosa) 17
72.031 Cinnabar (Tyria jacobaeae) 99
72.043 Buff Footman (Eilema depressa) 9
72.044 Dingy Footman (Eilema griseola) 2
72.044 Dingy Footman [pale form] (Eilema griseola ab. stramineola) 2
72.045 Common Footman (Eilema lurideola) 149
72.053 Fan-foot (Herminia tarsipennalis) 24
72.055 Small Fan-foot (Herminia grisealis) 2
72.061 Pinion-streaked Snout (Schrankia costaestrigalis) 1
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) 8
73.002 Dark Spectacle (Abrostola triplasia) 1
73.012 Burnished Brass (Diachrysia chrysitis) 77
73.015 Silver Y (Autographa gamma) 61
73.016 Beautiful Golden Y (Autographa pulchrina) 14
73.017 Plain Golden Y (Autographa jota) 5
73.018 Gold Spangle (Autographa bractea) 3
73.022 Gold Spot (Plusia festucae) 14
73.023 Lempke’s Gold Spot (Plusia putnami gracilis) 1
73.040 Miller (Acronicta leporina) 6
73.045 Knot Grass (Acronicta rumicis) 5
73.046 Poplar Grey (Subacronicta megacephala) 6
73.063 Svensson’s Copper Underwing (Amphipyra berbera) 139
73.064 Mouse Moth (Amphipyra tragopoginis) 30
73.068 Green-brindled Crescent (Allophyes oxyacanthae) 2
73.069 Early Grey (Xylocampa areola) 8
73.084 Marbled Beauty (Bryophila domestica) 120
73.092 Mottled Rustic (Caradrina morpheus) 26
73.095 Pale Mottled Willow (Caradrina clavipalpis) 12
73.096 Uncertain (Hoplodrina octogenaria) 26
73.097 Rustic (Hoplodrina blanda) 5
73.099 Vine’s Rustic (Hoplodrina ambigua) 1
73.107 Old Lady (Mormo maura) 66
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) 22
73.131 Flounced Rustic (Luperina testacea) 55
73.144 Small Wainscot (Denticucullus pygmina) 1
73.154 Dusky Brocade (Apamea remissa) 26
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) 6
73.160 Slender Brindle (Apamea scolopacina) 1
73.162 Dark Arches (Apamea monoglypha) 223
73.163 Light Arches (Apamea lithoxylaea) 9
73.168 Double Lobed (Lateroligia ophiogramma) 1
73.169 Common Rustic (Mesapamea secalis) 62
73.171 Rosy Minor (Litoligia literosa) 2
73.172 Cloaked Minor (Mesoligia furuncula) 5
73.173 Marbled Minor (Oligia strigilis) 2
73.175 Rufous Minor (Oligia versicolor) 2
73.176 Middle-barred Minor (Oligia fasciuncula) 96
73.180 Barred Sallow (Tiliacea aurago) 1
73.181 Pink-barred Sallow (Xanthia togata) 12
73.182 Sallow (Cirrhia icteritia) 18
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) 10
73.216 Dun-bar (Cosmia trapezina) 150
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) 4
73.249 Hebrew Character (Orthosia gothica) 62
73.250 Twin-spotted Quaker (Anorthoa munda) 1
73.254 Antler Moth (Cerapteryx graminis) 8
73.255 Nutmeg (Anarta trifolii) 1
73.264 Pale-shouldered Brocade (Lacanobia thalassina) 3
73.267 Bright-line Brown-eye (Lacanobia oleracea) 160
73.271 Broom Moth (Ceramica pisi) 1
73.274 Cabbage Moth (Mamestra brassicae) 4
73.276 Campion (Sideridis rivularis) 1
73.279 Broad-barred White (Hecatera bicolorata) 1
73.281 Lychnis (Hadena bicruris) 1
73.282 Varied Coronet (Hadena compta) 2
73.290 Brown-line Bright-eye (Mythimna conigera) 5
73.291 Common Wainscot (Mythimna pallens) 8
73.293 Smoky Wainscot (Mythimna impura) 122
73.298 Clay (Mythimna ferrago) 30
73.301 Shoulder-striped Wainscot (Leucania comma) 1
73.317 Heart and Dart (Agrotis exclamationis) 1102
73.319 Turnip Moth (Agrotis segetum) 7
73.325 Shuttle-shaped Dart (Agrotis puta) 333
73.328 Flame (Axylia putris) 84
73.329 Flame Shoulder (Ochropleura plecta) 233
73.333 Ingrailed Clay (Diarsia mendica) 42
73.334 Small Square-spot (Diarsia rubi) 114
73.338 True Lover’s Knot (Lycophotia porphyrea) 27
73.342 Large Yellow Underwing (Noctua pronuba) 5969
73.343 Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing (Noctua fimbriata) 40
73.345 Lesser Yellow Underwing (Noctua comes) 160
73.346 Least Yellow Underwing (Noctua interjecta) 13
73.348 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing (Noctua janthe) 97
73.353 Dotted Clay (Xestia baja) 44
73.356 Heath Rustic (Xestia agathina) 5
73.357 Square-spot Rustic (Xestia xanthographa) 114
73.358 Six-striped Rustic (Xestia sexstrigata) 50
73.359 Setaceous Hebrew Character (Xestia c-nigrum) 17
73.361 Double Square-spot (Xestia triangulum) 4
73.365 Autumnal Rustic (Eugnorisma glareosa) 3
73.368 Gothic (Naenia typica) 55
74.003 Short-cloaked Moth (Nola cucullatella) 9
74.008 Green Silver-lines (Pseudoips prasinana) 5

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