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October-November 2010 archives          

Key & photo-links DSG HHM PU SMW SY DbM RdP RV Blair's Mocha Cyclophora puppillaria Delicate Mythimna vitellina Scarce Bordered Straw Helicoverpa armigera Nutmeg Discestra trifolii
to species 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 Shuttle-shaped Dart A.puta
(scarcer species to right) 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 Antigastra catalaunalis
orange = first reported 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 Palpita vitrealis

November 2010

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

05-Nov

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

05-Nov

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

01-Nov

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

Tony Bryant

October 2010  click on underlined species for photos

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

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30-Oct

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

29-Oct

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

at light

Tony Bryant

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

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Method

Recorder

16-Oct

Ballingeary

Cork

H3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vestal Rhodometra sacraria

W1768

at light

Jenny Seawright

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

15-Oct

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

15-Oct

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

X5698

day obs

Tony Bryant

15-Oct

Newtown Cove, Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X5799

day obs

"

15-Oct

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

14-Oct

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

S578014

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

13-Oct

Cork Airport

Cork

H4

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

day obs

PM Walsh

13-Oct

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X569989

at light

Tony Bryant

13-Oct

"

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

Vestal Rhodometra sacraria

X5698

day obs

"

13-Oct

Newtown Cove, Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X5799

day obs

"

13-Oct

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

S578014

at light

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

12-Oct

Cork Airport

Cork

H4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vestal Rhodometra sacraria

 

day obs

PM Walsh

12-Oct

near Ferbane

Offaly

H4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vestal

 

day obs

KGM Bond per MothsIreland newsgrp

12-Oct

Cronykeery

Wicklow

H20

 

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

Vestal

T2998

at light

Angus Tyner per MothsIreland newsgrp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

11-Oct

Loop Head

Clare

H9

 

 

 

 

++

 

 

 

Vestal Rhodometra sacraria, SY "quite common"

Q689471

day obs

Stephen McAvoy per MI newsgrp

11-Oct

Cape Clear Island

Cork

H3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L-album Wainscot Mythimna l-album (1st Irish),

 

 

Eamonn O'Donnell per MI newsgrp

11-Oct

"

Cork

H3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vine's Rustic Hoplodrina ambigua

 

 

"

11-Oct

Ballymote

Sligo

H28

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

G61

day obs

Michael Bell

11-Oct

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

X6198

day obs

PM Walsh

11-Oct

Cronykeery

Wicklow

H20

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

T2998

 

Angus Tyner per MothsIreland newsgrp

11-Oct

Kiltimon

Wicklow

H20

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

O2702

 

Angus Tyner

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

10-Oct

Ballingeary

Cork

H3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8 Vestal Rhodometra sacraria

W1768

at light

Jenny Seawright

10-Oct

Cape Clear Island

Cork

H3

 

 

1

 

24

 

6

12

6 Uresiphita gilvata,

 

 

Eamonn O'Donnell per MI newsgrp

10-Oct

"

Cork

H3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6 Palpita vitrealis, 10+ Vestal,

 

 

"

10-Oct

"

Cork

H3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7 Delicate Mythimna vitellina,

 

 

"

10-Oct

"

Cork

H3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 Cosmopolitan M. loreyi, 1 Nutmeg Discestra trifolii

 

 

"

10-Oct

Waterfall

Cork

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 Vestal

 

 

John Fraher per MothsIreland newsgrp

10-Oct

Ballyferriter

Kerry

H1

1

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

6 Vestal, 1 White-speck Mythimna unipuncta

 

 

Jill Crosher

10-Oct

Abbeyfeale town park

Limerick

H8

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

5 Vestal

 

at light

Anneke Vrieling

10-Oct

Dundalk

Louth

H31

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

Delicate Mythimna vitellina

 

 

Don Hodgers per MothsIreland newsgrp

10-Oct

Aughnagomaun, Horse & Jockey

Tipperary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vestal

S119502

 

John Fogarty

10-Oct

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

Vestal

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

10-Oct

"

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

Vestal

X6298

at ivy

"

10-Oct

"

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X6197

day obs

"

10-Oct

Great Newtown Hd, Tramore

Waterford

H6

 

 

7

 

21

 

 

 

Cosmopolitan Mythimna loreyi, Delicate M. vitellina

X569989

at light

Tony Bryant

10-Oct

"

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gem Orthonama obstipata & Vestal Rhodometra sacraria

"

"

"

10-Oct

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

Delicate Mythimna vitellina

S578014

at light

"

10-Oct

Brittas Bay

Wicklow

H20

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T3082

 

Angus Tyner

10-Oct

Cronykeery

Wicklow

H20

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

T2998

at ivy

"

10-Oct

Tinahelly

Wicklow

H20

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

1

Vestal

T3096

 

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

09-Oct

Ballingeary

Cork

H3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vestal Rhodometra sacraria

W1768

at light

Jenny Seawright

09-Oct

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

2

 

1

 

3

 

 

1

 

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

09-Oct

"

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X6298

at ivy

"

09-Oct

"

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X6298

day obs

"

09-Oct

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

1

 

S578014

at light

Tony Bryant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

c8-10-Oct

Valentia

Kerry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 Vestal Rhodometra sacraria

 

 

KGM Bond per MothsIreland newsgrp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

08-Oct

Cape Clear Island

Cork

H3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vestal Rhodometra sacraria

V960210

moribund in puddle

Stephen McAvoy per MI newsgrp

08-Oct

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

`

X6298

at  light

PM Walsh

08-Oct

"

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

X6298

at ivy

"

08-Oct

"

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

1

 

X6298

day obs

"

08-Oct

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

Vestal Rhodometra sacraria

S578014

at light

Tony Bryant

08-Oct

"

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

"

dusk obs

"

08-Oct

Buckroney

Wicklow

H20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

Angus Tyner per MothsIreland newsgrp

08-Oct

Cronykeery

Wicklow

H20

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

T2998

 

Angus Tyner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

07-Oct

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

Vestal Rhodometra sacraria

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

07-Oct

Cronykeery

Wicklow

H20

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

T2998

 

Angus Tyner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

06-Oct

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

1

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

05-Oct

Mountstewart

Down

H38

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

J558703

on fence

David McCormick per www.bcni.org.uk

05-Oct

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

1

 

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

04-Oct

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White-speck Mythimna unipuncta

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

04-Oct

"

Waterford

H6

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X6298

at ivy

"

04-Oct

Cronykeery

Wicklow

H20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delicate Mythimna vitellina

T2998

at light

Angus Tyner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Site

County

VC

DSG

HHM

PU

SMW

SY

DbM

RdP

RV

Other species / notes

Grid ref

Method

Recorder

03-Oct

Mountstewart

Down

H38

2

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

J558703

at light

David McCormick

03-Oct

Carnlough Rd, Carrickmore

Tyrone

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

on marigolds

 

 

Sylvia Hetherington per www.bcni.org.uk

03-Oct

Brownstown Head

Waterford

H6

3

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

X6298

at light

PM Walsh

03-Oct

Tramore town

Waterford

H6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

S578014

at light

Tony Bryant

03-Oct

Kilmore

Wexford

H12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Convolvulus Hawk-moth Agrius convolvuli

S9907

found in garden

Sarah Bates

*Full totals for Cape Clear, week ending 15/10/2010:
Palpita vitrealis 8, Uresiphita gilvata (polygonalis) 8, Rush Veneer 21, Rusty-dot Pearl 14, Diamond-back Moth 1, Vestal 33, Hummingbird Hawk-moth 3, Scarce Bordered Straw 6, Silver Y 37, Delicate 14, Pearly Underwing 5, Nutmeg 1, Cosmopolitan 12, Dark Sword-grass 1, Small Mottled Willow 1, Vine's Rustic 1, L-album Wainscot 1 (Eamonn O'Donnell per MothsIreland newsgroup). 

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