PYRALIDS AND PLUME MOTHS.



1428 Bee Moth (female), Bankhouse wood, June 23rd 2010. Netted at dusk.

1428 Bee Moth (male), the house wall, July 10th 06. A field observation.

1479 Indian Meal Moth on the drive way, May 14th 08. Captured by day. This is my only record.

1497 Beautiful Plume in the garden, Apr.23rd 09. Captured by day. One or two most years either in the garden or on the allotments.

1501 Triangle Plume pupa, May 13th 08. Reared from a larva found at Brookfoot Loop in the seedhead of Coltsfoot.

1501 Triangle Plume, May 23rd 08. Reared from the pupa above. This is my only record. 


1508 Twin-spot Plume, the old sewage works at West Vale, July 19th 06. A field observation. This is my only record.

1524 Common Plume nectaring on Ragwort at Tag meadow, Cromwell Bottom, July 25th 2017.


1524 Common Plume, Skircoat Green allotments, June 23rd 07. A field observation. A lot less commonly seen since the eradication of most of the bindweed on the allotment.

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