Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Swammerdamia Pyrella - new for the garden

With the warm weather I've been catching plenty of moths but nothing too exciting. I did catch this Swammerdamia pyrella last night which I've not identified in the garden previously, although it's a fairly widespread micro moth. 
I caught the first Diamondback moth since the influx at the start of June so this could be offspring from that arrival, it was much darker than those involved in the influx.
Four Large Twin-spot Carpet is a record number for the garden of this relatively recent incomer to the area.
Swammerdamia pyrella 

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