Migrant Moths Ireland

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January-April 2006 archives   last updated 22 May 2007

Key to species

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

 

Blair's Mocha Cyclophora pupillaria

Delicate Mythimna vitellina

Scarce Bordered Straw Helicoverpa armigera

(scroll right for 

Dark

Hummingbird

Pearly

Small Mottled

Silver Y

Diamond-

Rusty-dot

Rush

 

Bordered Straw Heliothis peltigera

Eastern Bordered Straw Heliothis nubigera

Striped Hawk-moth Hyles livornica

scarcer species)

Sword-grass

Hawk-moth

Underwing

Willow

 

back Moth

Pearl

Veneer

 

Convolvulus Hawk-moth Agrius convolvuli

Gem Orthonama obstipata

Small Marbled Eublemma parva

red = first Irish

Agrotis

Macroglossum

Peridroma

Spodoptera

Autographa

Plutella

Udea

Nomophila

 

Cosmopolitan Mythimna loreyi

Great Brocade Eurois occulta

Vestal Rhodometra sacraria

orange = first of year

ipsilon

stellatarum

saucia

exigua

gamma

xylostella

ferrugalis

noctuella

Death's Head Hawk-moth Acherontia atropos Ni Moth Trichoplusia ni White-speck Mythimna unipuncta

 
April 2006                             Scroll right for scarcer species, methods and recorders; click underlined records for photos

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

25-Apr

Tramore Town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

S578019

at light

T Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

22-Apr

Barnland, nr Gorey

Wexford

H12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

T145638

at light

M O'Donnell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

12-Apr

Tramore Town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

S578019

at light

T Bryant

12-Apr

Barnland, nr Gorey

Wexford

H12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

T145638

at light

M O'Donnell

 
March 2006

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

30-Mar

Cronykeery

Wicklow

H20

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

T2998

at light

A Tyner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

12-Mar

Cork City (Distillery Fields)

Cork

H4

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W689706

day obs

TC Kelly

 
January 2006

Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
19-Jan Dursey Island Cork H3 1 disturbed from indoors hibernation D Scott per I Rippey/MothsIreland
Date Site County VC DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Other species / notes Grid ref Method Recorder
18-Jan Cronykeery Wicklow H20 1 T2998 at light A Tyner

Records here may include unverified reports, are subject to later updates or corrections, and are not a complete listing.  They should not be quoted in print publications without first checking with the webpage compilers.  All photographs are the named photographer.  General content the Irish Moth & Butterfly Group.