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Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Maxton Parish Moth Recording, Scottish Borders
Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing

Maxton Parish Moth Recording

During the course of 2011, Jeff Waddell, Moth Recorder for Roxburghshire, has been coming to the Parish with his moth traps to survey the moth population.
He has now been five times and his records, as at 20th August 2011, are as follows:

Angle Shades (Phlogophora meticulosa)[Old Record]
Antler Moth (Cerapteryx graminis)
Barred Chestnut (Diarsia dahlii)
Butterbur (Hydraecia petasitis)
Cabbage Moth (Mamestra brassicae)
Chestnut (Conistra vaccinii)
Common Pug (Eupithecia vulgata)
Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi)
Common Rustic agg (Mesapamea secalis agg.)
Dark Arches (Apamea monoglypha)
Dotted Clay (Xestia baja)
Flounced Rustic (Luperina testacea)
Garden Carpet (Xanthorhoe fluctuata)
Hebrew Character (Orthosia gothica)
Herald (Scoliopteryx libatrix)
Large Yellow Underwing (Noctua pronuba)
Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing (Noctua janthe)
Lesser Swallow Prominent (Pheosia gnoma)
Lesser Yellow Underwing (Noctua comes)
Lunar Thorn (Selenia lunularia)
Mouse Moth (Amphipyra tragopoginis)
Pale Shouldered Brocade (Lacanobia thalassina)
Poplar Hawk Moth (Laothoe populi)
Rosy Rustic (Hydraecia micacea)
Sallow (Xanthia icteritia)
Scalloped Hazel (Odontopera bidentata)
Shaded Broad-bar Scotopteryx chenopodiata.
Shoulder Stripe (Anticlea badiata)
Six Striped Rustic (Xestia sexstrigata)
Small Fan-footed Wave (Idaea biselata)
Smoky Wainscote (Mythimna impura)
Square-spot Rustic (Xestia xanthographa)
Streamer (Anticlea derivata)
Water Carpet (Lampropteryx suffumata)

Full details of recording sites, timings, numbers etc can be obtained from: Jeff Waddell,
e-mail: jeff.waddell11@yahoo.co.uk.

Jeff intends to come back on a regular basis to record the seasonal changes in the moth population.

Pale Shouldered Brocade  Maxton Parish Moth Recording, Scottish Borders
Pale Shouldered Brocade
Six Striped Rustic Maxton Parish Moth Recording, Scottish Borders
Six Striped Rustic
Cabbage Moth  Maxton Parish Moth Recording, Scottish Borders
Cabbage Moth

Maxton Parish Moth Recording, Scotland

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Date: 20/08/2011