Moths: February 2022
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Two Tortricoides alternella in The Elms were our first records since 2011.
Another, and possibly the last chance for a few days, night when conditions were mild for this time of year. The minimum was 9.8°C and there were seven moths of four species – two Dark Chestnuts, two Satellites, two Agonopterix yeatiana, and an Acleris umbrana. The Satellites were one of each colour form.
The main carpark trap was set for the first time in a while last night. There were three moths – Chestnut, Hebrew Character, and Acleris umbrana.
It is still too windy and /or cold to run the trap but in the sunny conditions during the day two Epiphyas postvitanas (Light Brown Apple Moths) were disturbed from a garden on Sandown Road.
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