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Crocidosema plebejana

Do Suffolk moth recorders consider this moth to be only a migrant to Suffolk or has there been any evidence of breeding? Thanks, Paul

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‘British Moths’ by Chris Manley 2nd edition – Corrections and updates

I know many people in the moth world have got this book, so thought it would be useful to post a copy of the message I recieved from the author regarding a web site where corrections and updates can be … Continue reading

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An online key to the Phyllonorycter sp’

I’ve just stumbled across this free online key to Phyllonorycters and would be interested in hearing what the rest of the group think: According to the initial source (see below), the key includes all 86 North-West European Lithocolletinae (i.e. it covers … Continue reading

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Garden Moth Scheme in East Anglia

A message from Graham Green “I have recently taken over from Heather Young as the East of England GMS coordinator. I will be contacting all current participants in the area in due course regarding record submission, but in the meantime … Continue reading

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Electronic version of ABH Lepidoptera Checklist

There’s an electronic version of the new checklist available on the Natural History Museum web site. Contains both new checklist number and B&F numbers so will be useful for referencing back to older names. It can be download from here … Continue reading

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The New Order?

My copy of the new ‘checklist’ arrived in today’s post. I’ve only had a quick flick through but was pleased to see they decided to show the new and old (B&F) numbers next to each other. Even so, it’s going … Continue reading

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New British lepidoptera checklist available to order

A new version of the Lepidoptera checklist of Britain is due to be published within the next week or two. I gather that there may be rather a limited initial print run so if you want your copy I would … Continue reading

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Just Published – New Book on Day-flying Moths

A new book on day-flying moths has been published – Britain’s Day-flying Moths: A Field Guide to the Day-flying Moths of Britain and Ireland by Newland, Still and Swash . I’ve not seen it yet but there is some information … Continue reading

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Suffolk Natural History – articles available

Articles from past issues of the Transacations of the Suffolk Naturalists’ Society have been made available online here. These may be of particular interest to those who are not in the Suffolk Naturalists’ Society and may not have seen these … Continue reading

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Cost of running a moth trap

Following a recent conversation at a moth night and a comment on an email group I got to wondering how much it actually costs to run a moth trap overnight. The formula is quite simple to use as long as … Continue reading

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