24.7.16.

Sunday…Cooler conditions today, with a pleasant feeling 15ºC this morning.

Not had much time just lately. But I did decided to put the moth trap out last night. this gave me 4 new moths and an unidentified moth.

Love the red tuft on this Dot Moth…

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1st Dun-bar I’ve seen this year…

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Lowest number of Heart and Darts in the trap last night…this was the only one…

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Poplar Grey…

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Wasn’t going to post the Polar Grey above, having posted quite a few of these lately. But I thought it would be good to show a comparison with this Knot Grass…

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Mother of Pearl…

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New Moth…Cherry Bark Tortrix (Enarmonia formosana)….

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A couple of different colour forms of Riband Waves…

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A very nice Pebble Hook-tip…

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Small Emerald…

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Unidentified Moth….

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New Moth…Ypsolopha scrabrella…

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The Moth on the front cover of my Micro Moths of Great Britain Book…Carcina quercana. Also the moth with the longest Antennae in proportion to it’s body, I have ever seen…

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Fan-foot. Love the large curved labial palps (mouth) on this moth…

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Willow Beauty. Doing Macro photography throws up some surprises at times. I did not see these Seeds/Pollen in the antennae, till I uploaded photos…

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New moth for my trap….Clouded Border…

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I think this is a Silver-ground Carpet, but being worn it’s hard to be sure…

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I always get confused with the Wave moths. The spots may or may not always be visible, like in this Small Fan-footed Wave…

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My best photo to date of a Twenty-plume Moth…

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Last of the new moths…Oegoconia quadripuncta…

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