Bute’s macro moths 2013

Macro moth species recorded on the Isle of Bute during 2013

(for domestic and meteorological reasons, recording did not start until mid-March)

2013 has brought the FIRST known Isle of Bute records for
Mother Shipton, Callistege mi, the Phoenix, Eulithlis prunata,
Common Wainscot Rhizedra lutosa, Bulrush Wainscot Nonagria typhae.

Macro moth species list for 2013, to end of June, most recent first.

vernacular name scientific name

first 2013 record

85

Purple Clay Diarsia brunnea

30 June 2013

84

Smoky Wainscot Mythimna impura

29 June 2013

83

Double Square-spot Xestia triangulum

29 June 2013

82

Buff Ermine Spilosoma luteum

29 June 2013

81

Peppered Moth Biston betularia

29 June 2013

80

Light Emerald Campaea margaritata

29 June 2013

79

Straw Dot Rivula sericealis

28 June 2013

78

True Lover’s Knot Lycophotia porphyrea

28 June 2013

77

Snout Hypena proboscidalis

27 June 2013

76

Green Arches Anaplectoides prasina

26 June 2013

75

Clouded Silver Lomographa temerata

25 June 2013

74

Small Rivulet Perizoma alchemillata

24 June 2013

73

Green Carpet Colostygia pectinataria

24 June 2013

72

Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba

24 June 2013

71

Dusky Brocade Apamea remissa

23 June 2013

70

Mottled Beauty Alcis repandata

23 June 2013

69

Coronet Craniophora ligustri

20 June 2013

68

Purple Bar Cosmorhoe ocellata

20 June 2013

67

Sandy Carpet Perizoma flavofasciata

20 June 2013

66

Small Phoenix Ecliptopera silaceata

20 June 2013

65

Lesser Yellow Underwing Noctua comes

19 June 2013

64

Flame Axylia putris

19 June 2013

63

Common Wave Cabera exanthemata

19 June 2013

62

Middle-barred Minor Oligia fasciuncula

19 June 2013

61

Map-winged Swift Hepialus fusconebulosa

18 June 2013

60

Coxcomb Prominent Ptilodon capucina

18 June 2013

59

Rivulet Perizoma affinitata

17 June 2013

58

Brown Rustic Rusina ferruginea

17 June 2013

57

Knot Grass Acronicta rumicis

17 June 2013

56

Common Carpet Epirrhoe alternata

17 June 2013

55

Beautiful Golden Y Autographa pulchrina

17 June 2013

54

Small Dotted Buff Photedes minima

15 June 2013

53

Silver Y Autographa gamma

13 June 2013

52

Red-necked Footman Atolmis rubricollis

13 June 2013

51

Freyer’s Pug Eupithecia intricata

12 June 2013

50

Herald Scoliopteryx libatrix

12 June 2013

49

Clouded Border Lomaspilis marginata

12 June 2013

48

Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa

12 June 2013

47

Small Square-spot Diarsia rubi

11 June 2013

46

Common White Wave Cabera pusaria

10 June 2013

45

Small Rivulet Perizoma alchemillata

10 June 2013

44

Heart and Dart Agrotis exclamationis

10 June 2013

43

Silver-ground Carpet Xanthorhoe montanata

09 June 2013

42

Cinnabar Tyria jacobaeae

08 June 2013

41

Poplar Hawk-moth Laothoe populi

07 June 2013

40

Pale-shouldered Brocade Lacanobia thalassina

07 June 2013

39

Grey Pug Eupithecia subfuscata

07 June 2013

38

Foxglove Pug Eupithecia pulchellata

06 June 2013

37

Clouded-bordered Brindle Apamea crenata

06 June 2013

36

Red-green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata

05 June 2013

35

Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata

05 June 2013

34

Flame Shoulder Ochropleura plecta

04 June 2013

33

Scalloped Hazel Odontopera bidentata

04 June 2013

32

Small Angle Shades Euplexia lucipara

04 June 2013

31

Common Marbled Carpet Chloroclysta truncata

03 June 2013

30

White Ermine Spilosoma lubricipeda

03 June 2013

29

Pebble Prominent Notodonta ziczac

02 June 2013

28

Spectacle Abrostola tripartita

02 June 2013

27

Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata

02 June 2013

26

Mother Shipton Callistege mi

02 June 2013

25

Lychnis Hadena bicruris

01 June 2013

24

Common Heath Ematurga atomaria

29 May 2013

23

Drinker Euthrix potatoria

28 May 2013

22

Common Pug Eupithecia vulgata

27 May 2013

21

Brown Silver-line Petrophora chlorosata

24 May 2013

20

Least Black Arches Nola confusalis

18 May 2013

19

Flame Carpet Xanthorhoe designata

16 May 2013

18

Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata

06 May 2013

17

Red Chestnut Cerastis rubricosa

30 Apr 2013

16

Nut-tree Tussock Colocasia coryli

30 Apr 2013

15

Small Quaker Orthosia cruda

27 Apr 2013

14

Water Carpet Lampropteryx suffumata

23 Apr 2013

13

Early Thorn Selenia dentaria

21 Apr 2013

12

Engrailed Ectropis bistortata

15 Apr 2013

11

Brindled Pug Eupithecia abbreviata

15 Apr 2013

10

Early Tooth-striped Trichopteryx carpinata

15 Apr 2013

9

Chestnut Conistra vaccinii

13 Apr 2013

8

Pale Pinion Lithophane hepatica

12 Apr 2013

7

Twin spotted Quaker Orthosia munda

10 Apr 2013

6

Early Grey Xylocampa areola

10 Apr 2013

5

Powdered Quaker Orthosia gracilis

10 Apr 2013

4

Clouded Drab Orthosia incerta

09 Apr 2013

3

Common Quaker Orthosia cerasi

08 Apr 2013

2

Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica

08 Apr 2013

1

March Moth Alsophila aescularia

14 Mar 2013