Friday, 9 April 2010

Agonopterix alstromeriana & Caloptilia stigmatella

The temperature stayed at 9c till nearly 1am and by the time I cleared away it was still just above 5c, the biggest catch so far this year and I got a couple of new micros to add to my list....the first one I know is Agonopterix alstromeriana and the second one is a Caloptilia but I'm not sure which one(it's not Elongella this time).
 The trap was out from 8pm to 3:30am

12 Common Quaker
4 Small Quaker
12 Early Grey
5 Clouded Drab
2 Hebrew Character
2 Double Striped Pug
1 Emmelina Monodactyla
1 Amblyptilia Acanthadactyla
1 Early Thorn
1 Agonopterix alstromeriana
1 Caloptilia stigmatella(ID thanks Skev)


  1. Hi Ian - the Caloptilia is stigmatella this time.