Devon Moth Group

Trip Reference: 0308M
Near West Colwell, Devon.  MAP REF: 193 SY (1999)DATE: 22/08/2003 to 22/08/2003

A view from the Woodland Education Centre of six of the 9 traps which were used on the night.

The location, a private field adjacent to the Woodland Education Centre, by kind permission of Mr D Paveley

Species List
Nomenclature: Bradley & Fletcher 1979 used with updated modifications

0015 Hepialus sylvina Linn. Imago Orange Swift One seen

0288 Caloptilia stigmatella Fabr. Imago I.D. by Barry Henwood

0411 Argyresthia goedartella Linn.  Imago  Three seen

0423 Argyresthia semitestacella Curt. Imago One seen; B.Henwood

0701 Agonopterix ocellana Fabr. Imago One seen; I.D. by B.Henwood

0873 Blastobasis lignea Wals. Imago       Three seen

0969 Pandemis corylana Fabr.    Imago  Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix     Several

0998 Epiphyas postvittana Walk. Imago Light Brown Apple Moth  Two seen

1076 Celypha lacunana D.& S. Imago  Several

1111 Bactra lancealana Hb. Imago Several

1136 Epinotia immundana F.v.R. Imago I.D. by B.Henwood

1138 Epinotia nisella Cl. Imago ssp. nisella Haw. various forms Several

1219 Lathronympha strigana Fabr. Imago I.D. by B.Henwood

1260 Cydia splendana Hb. Imago                 Several

1304 Agriphila straminella D.& S. Imago        Two seen

1305 Agriphila tristella D.& S. Imago        Common

1331 Acentria ephemerella D.& S. Imago        Three seen

1340 Eudonia truncicolella Stt. Imago         Several

1344 Eudonia mercurella Linn. Imago Several

1345 Elophila nymphaeata Linn. Imago        Brown China-mark           One seen

1395 Udea ferrugalis Hb. Imago                Three seen

1398 Nomophila noctuella D.& S. Imago        Rush Veneer                 Several

1405 Pleuroptya ruralis Scop.  Imago              Mother of Pearl        Two seen

1452 Phycita roborella D.& S. Imago                                                    One seen

1574 Polyommatus icarus Rott. Imago ssp.icarus Rott. England Common Blue One found resting

1646 Watsonalla binaria Hufn. Imago Oak Hook-tip One seen

1652 Thyatira batis Linn. Imago Peach Blossom One seen

1681 Cyclophora linearia Hb. Imago Clay Triple-lines One seen; second brood

1682 Timandra comae Sch. Imago Blood Vein Two seen

1722 Xanthorhoe designata Hufn. Imago Flame Carpet Three seen

1724 Xanthorhoe spadicearia D.& S. Imago Red Twin-spot Carpet One seen

1728 Xanthorhoe fluctuata Linn. Imago ssp.fluctuata Linn. Rest of Country Garden Carpet Two seen

1738 Epirrhoe alternata Mull. Imago ssp.alternata Mull. Rest of Country Common Carpet Several

1751 Lampropteryx otregiata Metc. Imago Devon Carpet Two seen

1752 Cosmorhoe ocellata Linn. Imago Purple Bar Two seen

1759 Ecliptopera silaceata D.& S. Imago Small Pheonix One seen

1764 Chloroclysta truncata Hufn. Imago Common-marbled Carpet Three seen

1777 Hydriomena furcata Thunb. Imago July Highflyer One seen

1835 Eupithecia tripunctaria H.-S. Imago White-spot Pug One seen

1862 Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Haw. Imago Double-striped Pug Several small specimens

1874 Euchoeca nebulata Scop. Imago Dingy Shell One seen

1890 Macaria alternata D.& S. Imago Sharp-angled Peacock Several

1906 Opisthograptis luteolata Linn. Imago Brimstone Moth Several

1913 Ennomos alniaria Linn. Imago Canary-shouldered Thorn Several

1914 Ennomos fuscantaria Haw. Imago Dusky Thorn One seen

1937 Peribatodes rhomboidaria D.& S. Imago Willow Beauty Several small specimens

1956 Cabera exanthemata Scop. Imago Common Wave Two seen

1997 Furcula furcula Cl. Imago Sallow Kitten One seen

2000 Eligmodonta dromedarius Linn. Imago Iron Prominent Two seen

2003 Notodonta ziczac Linn. Imago Pebble Prominent One seen

2007 Pheosia tremula Cl. Imago Swallow Prominent Four seen

2033 Lymantria monacha Linn. Imago Black Arches One seen

2049 Eilema depressa Esp. Imago Buff Footman One seen

2064 Phagmatobia fuliginosa Linn. Imago ssp. fuliginosa Linn. S.& Mid.England

Ruby Tiger One seen

2089 Agrotis exclamationis Linn. Imago Heart & Dart One seen

2091 Agrotis ipsilon Hufn. Imago Dark Sword-grass One seen

2102 Ochropleura plecta Linn. Imago Flame Shoulder Common

2107 Noctua pronuba Linn. Imago Large Yellow Underwing Several

2109 Noctua comes Hb. Imago Lesser Yellow Underwing Two seen

2111 Noctua janthe D.& S. Imago Lesser Broad Bordered Yellow Underwing Several

2123 Diarsia rubi View. Imago Small Square Spot Three seen

2126 Xestia c-nigrum Linn. Imago Setaceous Hebrew Character Common

2133 Xestia sexstrigata Haw. Imago Six-striped Rustic Four seen

2134 Xestia xanthographa D.& S. Imago Square-spot Rustic Three seen

2199 Mythimna pallens Linn. Imago Common Wainscot Several

2297 Amphipyra pyramidea Imago Copper Underwing One

2298 Amphipyra berbera Imago Svensson’s Copper Underwing One seen

2306 Phlogophora meticulosa Linn. Imago Angle-shades Two seen

2343 Mesapamea secalis Linn. Imago Common Rustic Several; possibly 2343a

2350 Chortodes pygmina Haw. Imago Small Wainscot  Three seen

2361 Hydraecia micacea Esp. Imago Rosy Rustic One seen

2434 Diachrysia chrysitis Linn. Imago Burnished Brass One seen

2441 Autographa gamma Linn. Imago Silver Y Several

2450 Abrostola tripartita Hufn. Imago The Spectacle Two seen

2474 Rivula sericealis Scop. Imago Straw Dot Common

2477 Hypena proboscidalis Linn. Imago The Snout

(A total of 76 records in this list)


Devon Moth Group Members attending:

Barry Henwood, George Williams, John Randall, Bill Deakins, Roy McCormick.

Members of Devon Moth Group

 Alan Crofts, Janet Harvey, Steve Lawson, Barbara Corker.

A daytime view of the field

This private field is next to Beech Walk which is on the southern boundary of the 50 acre Woodland Education Centre. The field is unimproved pasture. Soft Rush dominates, it is interspersed with small areas of grasses, stinging nettles, Creeping Buttercup and vetch. For more information about the location of Beech Walk, click here.

The field from Beech Walk which is part of the 50 acre Woodland Education Centre. The boundary fence posts can be seen in the foreground.





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