EREBIDAE 19 - END


72.019 Buff Ermine, Skircoat Green cutting, June 2nd 2014. Captured by day.

72.020 White Ermine larva, Bradshaw, Oct.6th 2013. A field observation on Sorrel.

72.020 White Ermine, Copley village, May 29th 2014. A field observation on a garden wall. 


72.022 Muslin Moth captured by day by the towpath at Elland Bridge, Apr.19th 2010. One of two females found resting on a mill wall. 


72.022 Muslin Moth, underside of the moth pictured above.


72.024 Ruby Tiger larva, Fall Lane, Sowerby Bridge, Mar.22nd 2010. Found wandering on a dry stone wall.


72.024 Ruby Tiger pupa, Apr.8th 2010. After bringing the above larva indoors, it spun up overnight on the nylon which was securing the top of the rearing pot. After gently cutting open the cocoon some days later, the pupa and shed larval skin are revealed.


72.024 Ruby Tiger, Apr.15th 2010. Reared from the larva pictured above.


72.031 Cinnabar larva on Ragwort, Copley meadow, July 30th 2012. A field observation.

72.031 Cinnabar, by the towpath at Elland Bridge, May 15th 2014. A field observation of a freshly emerged moth.


72.031 Cinnabar, North Dean meadow, June 14th 06. The early morning dew has yet to evaporate.

72.045 Common Footman larva collected from North Dean top, Greetland on May 8th 2014. Sometimes there can be dozens present sunning themselves on the dry stone boundary wall.


72.045 Common Footman June 2nd 2014. Reared from the larva pictured above.


72.045 Common Footman larva spinning a cocoon, May 8th 2009. Incorporating pieces of grit for camouflage and protection. Originally found at N.Dean top the previous month.


72.045 Common Footman nectaring on Ragwort, Tag meadow, Cromwell Bottom, July 25th 2017.

72.053 Fan-foot, netted at dusk at Bankhouse wood, July 7th 2010. One of two individuals netted during the month at this site.


72.053 Fan-foot nectaring on the garden Buddleia, July 30th 2017.

72.055 Small Fan-foot, a daytime observation on Bramble at North Dean wood, July 5th 05.


72.061 Pinion-streaked Snout, netted at dusk at Bankhouse wood, July 21st 2010. Very similar to some pyralid moths and surely overlooked by those not used to recording micros.

72.063 Blackneck  to MV light at the Cabin, Cromwell Bottom, June 30th 2018.



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