ann.snowdrop at btinternet.com
Thu Sep 21 14:52:05 EDT 2000
> "Ann Taylor" <ann.snowdrop at btinternet.com> wrote in message
> news:8qb4l6$i2c$1 at neptunium.btinternet.com...
> > Are these moths rare in England (Suffolk) or have I just not had the
> > combination of plants or was it good timing to see one at 6 o'clock
> > evening feeding on the buddleia in my garden?
> > Thanks for any answers
"Ian Thirlwell" <iant at care4free.net> wrote in message
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> Not rare particularly, but being a migrant moth in the UK turns up when
"Paul , E.L.G." <pwbelg at clara.co.uk> wrote in message
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> There have been a reasonable number of sightings this year of this
> migratory species. The earlier moths have bred here and now produced many
> offspring, as their main foodplant here (Ladies Bedstraw - Galium verum)
> fairly common. We tend to continue to get reports of this species right
> to the end of November.
Thanks to everyone who replied about this moth. (here & by email)
I had never seen one before and if I hadn't of heard someone talking about
them a few days ago I would not have known where to start looking for a
picture to confirm my 'sighting'.
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