Sunday, 21 April 2013

Bath Natural History Society Moth Group


Opening the moth trap at High Bannerdown with Elisabeth Allen and Richard Pooley and other Bath NATS members.



Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi)
Larval foodplant Oak, Sallow
and other deciduous trees.
Over winters as a pupa
Dotted Chestnut (Conistra rubiginea)
Larval foodplant unknown but
can be reared on Apple,
Plum and Blackthorn.

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Early Grey (Xylocampa areola)
Larval foodplant Honeysuckle.
Over winters as a pupa

Oak Beauty (Biston strataria) 

Larval foodplant Oak, Elm, Hazel
and other deciduous trees.



Small Quaker (Orthosia cruda)

Larval foodplant Oak, Sallow,
 and other deciduous trees
 Over winters as a pupa
Oak Beauty (Biston strataria)

Larval foodplant Oak, Elm, Hazel
and other deciduous trees.

Twin-Spotted Quaker (Orthosia munda)
Larval foodplant Sallow,
Elm, Oak and other deciduous
trees. Over winters as a pupa


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