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Scalloped Hook-tip

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 21:34

 

A fairly common species where birch trees grow

 

Photograph by: Mark Andrews The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Brindled White-spot

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 21:32

 

Mainly a woodland species around oak, birch, hazel and hawthorn

 

Photograph by: Terry Elborn The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Rush Veneer

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 21:29

 

Primarily an immigrant species to southern England often in large numbers

 

Photograph by: Peter Orchard The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Twenty-plume Moth

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 21:25

 

A common species in woodlands, hedgerows and gardens

 

Photograph by: John Gifford The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Rough Clover

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 21:26

 

A seaside specialist where it thrives in short turf in grassy places

 

Photograph by: Retweet The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Shore Wainscot

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 21:23

 

Associated with marram grass and so this is a very localised coastal species

 

Photograph by: Mark Andrews The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Shears Moth

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 21:19

A fairly common species as the larvae have no specific food plants

 

Photograph by: Phyl England The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Grey Arches

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 21:17

A woodland species occurring less often in parks and gardens unless there is deciduous woodland nearby

 

Photograph by: Mark Andrews The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Turnip Moth

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 21:14

A fairly common resident species whose numbers can be boosted even further by immigration

 

Photograph by: Mark Andrews The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Bulrush Wainscot

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 18:26

Found around wetland habitats where bulrush and lesser bulrush occur

 

Photograph by: Peter Orchard The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Gem Moth

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 18:21

 

An immigrant species from southern Europe occuring in large numbers in some years

 

Photograph by: Peter Orchard The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Red Chestnut Moth

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 18:17

 

A common very early species found in many habitats

 

Photograph by: Peter Orchard The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Small Phoenix

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 18:12

 

A widespread species found in, or near, open woodland

 

Photograph by: Peter Orchard The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Early Tooth-Striped

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 16:05

 

A common early species associated with birch and willow

 

Photograph by: Peter Orchard The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Square-spot Rustic

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 15:59

 

As a species that occurs in grassland habitat it is common almost everywhere

 

Photograph by: Peter Orchard The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Small Grass Emerald

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 15:55

 

A local species found occasionally in heathland habitat

 

Photograph by: Peter Orchard The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Chocolate-tip

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 15:50

 

A mainly southern species where it can be found near poplar and sallow trees

 

Photograph by: Peter Orchard The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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March Moth

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 11:42

 

A widespread species occurring early in the year hence the name

 

Photograph by: Peter Orchard The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Horse Chestnut Moth

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 11:36

 

Surprisingly not associated with horse-chestnut trees but is common on the Dorset heaths where the larvae feed on heathers

 

Photograph by: Peter Orchard The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Crescent Dart

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 11:31

 

Common where thrift is found on the south west coast and especially in Dorset

 

Photograph by: Peter Orchard The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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