Insects including Butterflies, Moths etc

 

Butterflies

 

The following butterflies have been recorded on the Island:

 

Brimstone

Common Blue

Large/Small White

Gatekeeper

Marbled White

Meadow Brown

Painted Lady

Red Admiral

Ringlet

Small Copper

Small Tortoiseshell

Speckled Wood

 

All butterfly photographs are by Monica Hazell. Common Blue (top left) ; Painted Lady (top right) ; Small Tortoiseshell (bottpm left) ; Brimstone (bottom right).

Moths

 

On 29th August 2016 Phil Dean, Mike Goss & Alan Hayes recorded the following moths using three light traps.  One was a a Robinson trap with UV and white light LEDS, one was a Skinner trap with UV and white light LEDs and the third was a Skinner with an actinic light source.  

Macro moths:

Black Arches

Brimstone

Canary-shouldered Thorn

Chinese Character

Common Wave

Copper Underwing

Devon Carpet

Dingy Footman

Dun-bar

Dusky Thorn

Flame Shoulder

Gothic

July Highflier

Large Yellow Underwing

Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing

Peach Blossom

Pinion-streaked Snout

Purple Bar

Setaceous Hebrew Character

Small Fan-footed Wave

Small Square-spot

Small Phoenix

Snout

Straw Dot

Yellow-barred Brindle

Micro moths:

Acleris variegana

Blastobasis adustella

Celypha lacunana

Clepsis consimilana

Crambus perlella

Eudonia mercurella

Nomophila noctuella (Rush Veneer)