NOCTUIDAE (XYLENINAE)

Mottled Rustic   Caradrina morpheus.
21st July 2014

Pale Mottled Willow   Paradrina clavipalpis.
24th July 2012

Rustic/Uncertain   Hoplodrina blanda/alsines.   Very difficult to separate the two species.
Glanvilles Wootton, Dorset.   12th July 2011

Rustic/Uncertain   Hoplodrina blanda/alsines.   Very difficult to separate the two species.
Glanvilles Wootton, Dorset.   12th July 2011

Rustic/Uncertain   Hoplodrina blanda/alsines.   Very difficult to separate the two species.
St. Marcel du Perigord (near Bergerac), Dordogne, France. 14th September 2011

Vine's Rustic   Hoplodrina ambigua.
Hanford, Dorset. 17th June 2017

Treble Lines   Charanyca trigrammica.
Piddinghoe, East Sussex.   1st June 2013

Treble Lines   Charanyca trigrammica.
Piddinghoe, East Sussex.   2nd June 2013

Treble Lines   Charanyca trigrammica, f. obscura.
Piddinghoe, East Sussex.   4th June 2013

Bird's Wing   Dypterygia scabriuscula.
St. Marcel du Perigord (near Bergerac), Dordogne, France. 12th September 2011

Guernsey Underwing   Polyphaenis sericata.
Brion, Loire, France. 3rd July 2014

Straw Underwing   Thalophila matura.
St. Marcel du Perigord (near Bergerac), Dordogne, France. 13th September 2011

Straw Underwing   Thalophila matura.
St. Marcel du Perigord (near Bergerac), Dordogne, France. 15th September 2011

Angle Shades   Phlogophora meticulosa.
22nd September 2012

Angle Shades   Phlogophora meticulosa.
1st October 2011

Small Angle Shades   Euplexia leucipara.
2nd July 2010

Small Angle Shades   Euplexia leucipara.
5th July 2012

Dusky Sallow   Eremobia ochroleuca.
Brion, Loire, France. 1st July 2014

Dusky Sallow   Eremobia ochroleuca.
Brion, Loire, France. 3rd July 2014

Frosted Orange   Gortyna flavago.
Piddinghoe (near Newhaven), Sussex.   13th September 2012

Rosy Rustic   Hydraecia micacea.
Glanvilles Wootton, Dorset.   12th July 2011

Rosy Rustic   Hydraecia micacea.
1st October 2011

Large Ear, Crinian Ear or Ear Moth   Amphipoea lucens, A. crinanensis or A. oculea.
Not possible to discriminate between these species without killing the moth and examining genetalia and I don't do that, at least not to moths!   Saltern Ear (A. fucosa paludis) is unlikely for my garden as it is mainly a coastal species.   28th August 2012

Dumeril's Rustic   Luperina dumerilii.
St. Marcel du Perigord (near Bergerac), Dordogne, France. 12th September 2011
An immigrant to the UK, common in southern Europe - the most numerous moth in my trap in the Dordogne in September 2011. Extremely variable - note the range in the four images shown here.

Dumeril's Rustic   Luperina dumerilii.
St. Marcel du Perigord (near Bergerac), Dordogne, France. 14th September 2011

Dumeril's Rustic   Luperina dumerilii.
St. Marcel du Perigord (near Bergerac), Dordogne, France. 14th September 2011

Dumeril's Rustic   Luperina dumerilii.
St. Marcel du Perigord (near Bergerac), Dordogne, France. 14th September 2011

Flounced Rustic   Luperina testacea.
Piddinghoe (near Newhaven), Sussex.   12th September 2012

Flounced Rustic   Luperina testacea.
Piddinghoe (near Newhaven), Sussex.   13th September 2012

Flounced Rustic   Luperina testacea.
Piddinghoe (near Newhaven), Sussex.   13th September 2012

Large Wainscot   Rhizedra lutosa.
Glanvilles Wootton, Dorset.   12th July 2011

Small wainscot   Chortodes pygmina.
23rd July 2010

Small wainscot   Chortodes pygmina.
21st August 2013

Small wainscot   Chortodes pygmina.
21st August 2013

Dusky Brocade   Apamea remissa.
5th July 2013

Dusky Brocade   Apamea remissa.
27th June 2011

Dusky Brocade   Apamea remissa.
30th June 2011

Dusky Brocade   Apamea remissa.
11th June 2014

Clouded-bordered Brindle   Apamea crenata.
11th July 2012

Clouded-bordered Brindle   Apamea crenata.
Bromlow, Shropshire.   28th May 2011

Large Nutmeg   Apamea anceps.
Ridge, Wiltshire.   23rd June 2013

Large Nutmeg   Apamea anceps.
Ridge, Wiltshire.   23rd June 2013

Large Nutmeg   Apamea anceps.
Ridge, Wiltshire.   23rd June 2013

Rustic Shoulder Knot   Apamea sordens.
8th May 2011

Rustic Shoulder Knot   Apamea sordens.
1st June 2011

Small Clouded Brindle   Apamea unanimis.
1st June 2011

Small Clouded Brindle   Apamea unanimis.
1st June 2011

Slender Brindle   Apamea scolopacina.
Membury, Devon.   15th July 2013

Dark Arches   Apamea monoglypha.
10th June 2011

Dark Arches   Apamea monoglypha.
18th June 2012

Dark Arches   Apamea monoglypha.
22nd June 2011

Light Arches   Apamea lithoxylaea.
Glanvilles Wootton, Dorset.   12th July 2011

Light Arches   Apamea lithoxylaea.
26th July 2011

Reddish Light Arches   Apamea sublustris.
Hanford, Dorset. 19th June 2017

Reddish Light Arches   Apamea sublustris.
Hanford, Dorset. 19th June 2017

Double Lobed   Apamea ophiogramma.
Membury, Devon.   17th July 2013

Common Rustic/Lesser Common Rustic   Mesapamea secalis/didyma.
23rd July 2011.   Not possible to separate the two species without dissection.

Common Rustic/Lesser Common Rustic   Mesapamea secalis/didyma.
23rd July 2011.   See above.

Common Rustic/Lesser Common Rustic   Mesapamea secalis/didyma.
Glanvilles Wootton, Dorset.   12th July 2011.   See above.

Common Rustic/Lesser Common Rustic   Mesapamea secalis/didyma.
3rd August 2011.   See above.

Common Rustic/Lesser Common Rustic   Mesapamea secalis/didyma.
13th August 2011.   See above.

Common Rustic/Lesser Common Rustic   Mesapamea secalis/didyma.
2nd August 2012.   See above.

Oligia sp.   A species of the Minor group - impossible to differentiate between Marbled Minor (O. strigilis), Rufous Minor (O. versicolor) and Tawny Marbled Minor (O. latruncula) without examination of genetalia.
2nd July 2011

Oligia sp.   A species of the Minor group - see above.
1st July 2012

Oligia sp.   A species of the Minor group - see above.
Bromlow, Shropshire.   28th May 2011

Middle-barred Minor  Oligia fasciuncula.
19th June 2011

Middle-barred Minor  Oligia fasciuncula.
Bromlow, Shropshire.   28th May 2011

Pink-barred Sallow   Xanthia togata.
2nd September 2010

Pink-barred Sallow   Xanthia togata.
28th September 2014

Sallow   Xanthia icteritia.
21st August 2011

Sallow   Xanthia icteritia.
25th August 2011

Sallow   Xanthia icteritia.
5th September 2014

Beaded Chestnut   Agrochola lychnidis.
Hindringham, Norfolk.   10th October 2011

Red-line Quaker   Agrochola lota.
27th September 2011

Red-line Quaker   Agrochola lota.
29th September 2011

Yellow-line Quaker   Agrochola machilenta.
27th September 2011

Yellow-line Quaker   Agrochola machilenta.
1st October 2011

Brick   Agrochola circellaris.
Hindringham, Norfolk.   10th October 2011

Brick   Agrochola circellaris.
13th October 2011

Lunar Underwing   Omphaloscelis lunosa.
25th September 2011

Lunar Underwing   Omphaloscelis lunosa.
28th September 2014

Lunar Underwing   Omphaloscelis lunosa.
Chichester, W. Sussex.   24th September 2017

Lunar Underwing   Omphaloscelis lunosa.
Chichester, W. Sussex.   24th September 2017

Chestnut   Conistra vaccinii.
15th October 2011

Chestnut   Conistra vaccinii.
8th November 2011

Dark Chestnut   Conistra ligula.
31st October 2011

Grey Shoulder-knot   Lithophane ornitopus.
26th October 2011

Grey Shoulder-knot   Lithophane ornitopus.
26th October 2011

Blair's Shoulder-knot   Lithophane leautieri hesperica.
27th September 2011

Blair's Shoulder-knot   Lithophane leautieri hesperica.
29th September 2011

Blair's Shoulder-knot   Lithophane leautieri hesperica.
1st October 2011

Satellite   Eupsilia transversa.
31st October 2011

Satellite   Eupsilia transversa.
13th October 2011

Satellite   Eupsilia transversa.
26th October 2011

Lesser-spotted Pinion   Cosmia affinis.
St. Marcel du Perigord (near Bergerac), Dordogne, France. 13th September 2011

Lesser-spotted Pinion   Cosmia affinis.
St. Marcel du Perigord (near Bergerac), Dordogne, France. 13th September 2011

Dun-bar   Cosmia trapezina.
21st July 2011

Dun-bar   Cosmia trapezina.
2nd August 2011

Dun-bar   Cosmia trapezina.
21st July 2014

Lunar-spotted Pinion   Cosmia pyralina.
Glanvilles Wootton, Dorset.   12th July 2011

Lunar-spotted Pinion   Cosmia pyralina.
Glanvilles Wootton, Dorset.   12th July 2011

Centre-barred Sallow   Atethmia centrago.
7th September 2012

Minor Shoulder-knot   Brachylomia viminalis.
Glanville Wootton, Dorset.   12th July 2011

Merveille du Jour   Dichonia aprilina.
27th September 2011

Merveille du Jour   Dichonia aprilina.
Hindringham, Norfolk.   10th October 2011

Brindled Green   Druobotodes eremita.
2nd September 2011

Southern Brindled Green   Druobotodes roboris.
St. Marcel du Périgord (near Bergerac), Dordogne, France. 16th September 2011
This species is on the UK list (2248a) after a 2006 record from Jersey..

Grey Chi   Antitype chi.
21st August 2011

Grey Chi   Antitype chi.
21st August 2011

Grey Chi   Antitype chi.
23rd August 2011

Black Rustic   Aporophyla nigra.
13th October 2011

Large Ranunculus   Polymixis flavicincta.
Hindringham, Norfolk.   10th October 2011

Dark brocade   Blepharita adusta.
Skirwith, Cumbria.   8th June 2011

Dark brocade   Blepharita adusta.
27th June 2011