Friday, 7 October 2016

Bringsty Mining

This week I had the pleasure of visits from Dave Wilton (Buckinghamshire) and then a few days later, Steve Palmer (Lancashire). Both were keen to help me look for leafmines and it was very successful.

We recorded the following: 

Hawthorn: Phyllonorycter corylifoliella, Parornix anglicella, Stigmella regiella, Stigmella oxyacanthella, Ectoedemia atricollis and Phyllonorycter oxyacanthae.
Blackthorn/Damson: Stigmella plagicolella, Phyllonorycter cerasicolella and Phyllonorycter spinicolella.
Aspen: Caloptilia stigmatella
Hazel: Phyllonorycter coryli, Phyllonorycter nicellii, Stigmella floslactella, Stigmella microtheriella. Parornix devoniella, Callisto denticulella.
Dogwood: Antispila treitschkiella.
Ash: Caloptilia cuculipennella, Caloptilia syringella, Phyllonorycter geniculella.
Alder: Stigmella alnetella, Stigmella rajella, Caloptilia elongella.
Bramble: Stigmella aurella, Coptotriche marginea.
Birch: Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella, Stigmella sakhalinella, Stigmella luteella, Parornix betulae, Lyonetia clerkella, Stigmella lapponica.
Sycamore: Phyllonorycter geniculella, Caloptilia rufipennella.
Dogrose: Stigmella anomalella, Coleophora gryphipennella.
Apple: Lyonetia clerkella, Leucoptera malifoliella.
Oak: Tischeria ekebladella, Ectoedemia albifasciella, Stigmella atricapitella and a psychid to be id’d.
Willow/Sallow: Phyllonorycter viminiella, Stigmella salicis, Caloptilia stigmatella, Phyllocnistis saligna, Phyllonorycter salicicolella, Phyllonorycter salictella and Stigmella obliquella.
Willowherb: Mompha raschkiella.
Cherry: Phyllonorycter cerasicolella, Lyonetia clerkella.
Honeysuckle: Phyllonorycter trifasciella.
Wych Elm: Stigmella ulmivora, Stigmella viscerella, Stigmella lemniscella and Phyllonorycter tristrigella.
Thistle: Coleophora peribenanderi
Pyracantha: Phyllonorycter leucographella
Field Maple: Phyllonorycter acerifoliella
Horse Chestnut: Cameraria ohridella

Not a bad list for a few hours trawling the garden and Common with a pub lunch at the Live and Let Live thrown in too. Peter Hall

1 comment:

  1. Sounds good to me, especially the pub lunch, hope you can get some of those through the winter.


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