Wednesday 8 August 2012

It was another good night with 88 macro moths of 29 species.  This included 3 Underwing species in the bait trap and 4 new backyard species for the year that I can confidently identify.  The new species were Mottled Quaker (Parastichtis suspecta), Neumogen's Quaker (Oligia egens), Obelisk Dart (Euxoa obeliscoides) and Finland Dart Moth (Actebia fennica).  The Obelisk Dart was a little worn but recognisable.

Neumogen's Quaker (Oligia egens)

Finland Dart Moth (Actebia fennica)

Obelisk Dart (Euxoa obeliscoides)

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