CRAMBIDAE: 1 - 79



63.062 Large Grey (Scoparia subfusca), one of three to light at Cromwell Bottom, June 17th 2018. After much head scratching I'm quite confident it's of this species.



63.066 Meadow Grey (Scoparia pyralella) to light at Cromwell Bottom, June 16th 2018.


63.064 Common Grey (Scoparia ambigualis), to MV light, Brookfoot Loop, July 21st 2012. This is the only confident identification I've made for this tricky species.

63.067 Little Grey (Eudonia lacustrata), North Dean wood, July 10th 06. A field observation.

63.073 Ground-moss Grey (Eudonia truncicolella), Bankhouse wood, July 22nd 2010. Netted at dusk, this is my only record. Quite a large Eudonia species with a wingspan of 22mm.

63.074 Small Grey (Eudonia mercurella), North Dean wood, July 10th 06. A field observation. 


63.057 Garden Pebble, Skircoat Green allotments, June 20th 2018. Captured by day.





63.006 Mint Moth (Pyrausta aurata) resting on the garden Auquilegia, Skircoat Green, June 2nd 2018.




63.006 Mint Moth (Pyrausta aurata) nectaring on Petty Spurge, Skircoat Green allotments, Aug.8th 06. 


63.025 Small Magpie (Anania hortulata), Carr Hall lane, Stainland, July 7th 2017. A field observation on a shaded dry stone wall and one of the rare instances where I've used the flash for a moth photo.



63.025 Small Magpie (Anania hortulata), netted at dusk in Bankhouse wood, July 21st 2010. 
 
63.018 Elder Pearl (Anania coronata), one of two to MV light at the cabin, Cromwell Bottom, Aug. 18th 2018.
 
63.020 Fenland Pearl (Anania perlucidalis) to light at Cromwell Bottom NR, June 30th 2018. Having run the trap through the night this little beauty was found in the early morning light - a first for Calderdale. It resembled a tiny Mother of Pearl.

63.033 Pale Straw Pearl (Udea lutealis) at Milner Royd allotments, Aug.1st 05. A field observation. A widespread and common species in grasslands and meadows.


63.034 Dusky Pearl (Udea prunalis) nectaring on the garden Verbena bonariensis, July 31st 2017. 


63.034 Dusky Pearl (Udea prunalis), June 30th 2012. Reared from a larva spun up in a raspberry leaf found earlier in the summer at Skircoat Green allotments.

63.031 Rusty-dot Pearl (Udea ferrugalis), May 14th 2017. It was found dead inside a locally bought cabbage imported from Spain. Not the most exciting find I've had inside an imported cabbage but that's another story.........


63.038 Mother of Pearl (Pleuroptya ruralis) larva, Bankhouse wood, June 14th 2010. Many Stinging Nettle leaves had folded edges spun together by these larvae.

63.038 Mother of Pearl (Pleuroptya ruralis), Milner Royd allotments, Aug.1st 05. A field observation.

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