Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Cypress Pug

Cypress Pug Eupithecia phoeniceata, Cambridge, 26.viii.2013.
Adult to light, probably a first record for vc29.
Pete Holt
40W actinic

Friday, August 02, 2013

Vestal, Farcet Fen, 2 Aug 13

This Vestal was in the trap this morning with a couple of Diamond-backed Moths.

I caught three Vestals back in 2006 - see here for these and another Cambs record from 2006 and 2012.

Attracted to 125W MV.

Vestal Rhodometra sacraria

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Hook-tips, Farcet Fen, 27 Jul 13

A double hook-tip catch included a garden first, Beautiful Hook-tip and only my third (from memory) Pebble Hook-tip.

Beautiful Hook-tip Laspeyria flexula

Pebble Hook-tip Drepana falcataria

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Toadflax Brocade larvae 16 July 2013

Some of the 15 Toadflax Brocade Calophasia lunula larvae in the garden currently. Significant variation in size and one plant has the majority of the caterpillars

pete holt
cb1 3st