Rooftop Moths

New species for the year are appearing thick and fast now, last night included ruby tiger, pale tussock, angle shades, bee moth and two clouded drab. Also present in the trap were 3 brindled pug, 4 shuttle-shaped dart, 12 common quaker, 2 hebrew character, 3 early grey, knot grass and mullein moth.

Ruby Tiger - Roof Terrace
Ruby tiger is a common species of open ground flying in two broods during April-June and then again during July-September. The larvae feed on a variety of herbs.

Pale Tussock - Roof Terrace
Pale tussock is a common moth which flies during May and June. The larvae feed on a variety of trees and shrubs.

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