Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Life Stage Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
15 Oct 2020 Nettle-tap Moth 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY385586 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Nettle-taps are the only micros I've seen for about a month (...) 29746.jpeg
5 Sep 2020 Argyresthia goedartella 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38605884 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 29226.jpeg
28 Aug 2020 Acleris emargana 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38855890 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on nettles near north car park. 29084.jpeg
28 Aug 2020 Ancylis badiana 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38605884 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy A fresher specimen than the one photographed here two days ago! 29085.jpeg
26 Aug 2020 Ancylis badiana 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38585885 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Very faded specimen. 29069.jpeg
26 Aug 2020 Argyresthia goedartella 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38825879 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found perched on handrail of small footbridge in mixed (...) 29070.jpeg
20 Aug 2020 Grey Dagger 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38585885 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Caterpillar found on brambles. 28840.jpeg
20 Aug 2020 Mompha locupletella 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38595885 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Briefly seen scurrying around on vegetation in bad light - hence (...) 28841.jpeg
17 Aug 2020 Light Brown Apple Moth 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY39005893 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy In a hedgerow by footpath leading to the Kingmoor South NR. 28788.jpeg
9 Aug 2020 Pammene populana 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38605884 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Small tortrix on Common Knapweed in open grassy area. 28489.jpeg
9 Jun 2020 Elachista albifrontella 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38595884 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Elachista albifrontella? Found on grassland. 26352.jpeg
18 Feb 2020 Agonopterix arenella 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38855892 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Agonopterix arenella found under glass (hibernating?) on a (...) 24512.jpeg
23 Jan 2020 Spring Usher 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38785809 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found perched on signpost. 24507.jpeg
11 Jul 2019 Cydia splendana 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38815883 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 21170.jpeg
13 Jan 2019 Torticoides alternella 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38715798 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on a gatepost at an entrance to the Kingmoor South NR 17763.jpeg
12 Sep 2018 Pink-barred Sallow 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY388588 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 17324.jpeg
13 Feb 2018 Torticoides alternella 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY388588 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Perched on handrail of small bridge in broadleaf woodland. 12623.jpeg
18 Jan 2018 Spring Usher 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY388579 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Spring Usher? It doesn't look much like the one found last (...) 12620.jpeg
18 Nov 2017 Winter Moth 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY388588 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Flightless female perched on handrail of wooden bridge in (...) 12606.jpeg