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Montgomeryshire Moth Group ~ STOP PRESS!
As the year progresses, notable species are found within the county. This page provides an update on new species & rarities discovered since the county list and website species pages were revised during last winter. Any new county records suggested below are subject to final ratification.
Species previously recorded in the county are linked to their corresponding web page.
Page last updated Viewing options by list New County Records to date in 2017 Stop Press archive year
02/06/2017 By log number or by date recordedMacro = 0Micro = 1 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

1823 Netted Pug Eupithecia venosata
0289 Caloptilia falconipennella
This striking species came to light at Llanymynech Rocks (GO). It had not been seen in the county for over 100 years. The moth is associated with calcareous soils where the larvae feed on bladder campion (Silene vulgaris).
25-05-17
New County Record - one came to light at Middletown (DBo). This is the first record of this 'Nationally Scarce B' species for north Wales. Confirmed by gen det.
14/03/17


Records from 2016:

0337 Phyllonorycter hilarella
0200 Psychoides filicivora
1241 Grapholita compositella
New County Record - leaf mines found on goat willow (Salix caprea) were reared.
The Breidden (ANG & JEG).

08/11/16
New County Record - found indoors at Middletown (DBo)
11/07/16
New County Record - netted by day at Llanymynech Rocks (PM). This is a species of dry grassland that is associated with clovers.
23/06/16


















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Log number Name Date of record
     
0200
Psychoides filicivora*
11/07/16
0289
Caloptilia falconipennella
14/03/17
0337
Phyllonorycter hilarella
08/11/16
1241
Grapholita compositella*
23/06/16
1823
Netted Pug Eupithecia venosata
25/05/17

~ Red text indicates the species is new for the county ~
Asterisks indicates the species was added to database in 2016
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Date of record Name Log number
     
23/06/16
Grapholita compositella*
1241
11/07/16
Psychoides filicivora*
0200
08/11/16
Phyllonorycter hilarella
0337
14/03/17
Caloptilia falconipennella
0289
25/05/17
Netted Pug Eupithecia venosata
1823

~ Red text indicates the species is new for the county ~
Asterisks indicates the species was added to database in 2016
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