Monday, 1 August 2011


Thanks to head gardner Steve Porter I managed to get permission to go trapping in the grounds of Chatsworth House, Steve Thorpe and his son Jordan came along to trap too and despite being eaten alive by midges it turned out to be a fantastic night with no less than 5 confirmed new for me macro moth species showing up and one I still need to ID.

9 Antler Moth(NFM)
7 True Lovers Knot(NFM)
1 Gold Spangle(NFM)
2 Dotted Clay(NFM)
3 Muslin Footman(NFM)
1 Cloaked Carpet(NFM)(ID from Dave Budworth)
2 Heart & Dart
2 Flame Shoulder
9 Dark Arches
1 Buff Arches
1 Spinach
21 Dun-bar
4 Ruby Tiger
1 Iron Prominent
3 Scarce Footman
2 Common Footman
2 Lesser Broad Bordered Yellow Underwing
1 Gothic
2 Straw Dot
3 Rivulet
1 Small Rivulet
8 Common Rustic
2 Square Spot Rustic
3 Six Striped Rustic
1 Small Fan Footed Wave
3 The Clay
1 Brimstone
1 Grey/Dark Dagger
2 Common Wainscot
4 Shoulder Striped Wainscot
2 Smoky Wainscot
1 Yellow Shell
1 Bordered White

Gold Spangle

Antler Moth

True Lovers Knot

Dotted Clay

Muslin Footman

Cloaked Carpet

1 comment:

  1. Sharp-angled Carpet by the looks of it :) some lvely moths there, all of which i've never ever seen!