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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.
Page last updated Viewing options by list New County Records to date in 2018 Stop Press archive year
23/09/2018 By log number or by date recorded Macro = 2 Micro = 2 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

1890 Sharp-angled Peacock Macaria alternata
403 Argyresthia glabratella
New County Record - found at Commins Coch (PRW). This is only the second time this species has been found in North Wales.
21-08-18
New County Record - came to light at Hafren Forest (DG).
04-07-18

2319 Lunar-spotted Pinion Cosmia pyralina
2391 Silky Wainscot Chilodes maritima
621 Elachista subalbidella
This record from Old Churchstoke (TM) is only the second county record (previously caught at Commins Coch in 2006).
02-07-18
New County Record - several recorded at Cors Dyfi for an MMG event (see report). This reedbed species probably colonised the region relatively recently.
02-06-18
New County Record - three individuals came to light at Cors Dyfi (MMG event) and confirmed by dissection (DBo). The species is common elsewhere in North Wales; probably previously overlooked in the county.
02-06-18


Log number Name Date of record
     
0403
Argyresthia glabratella
04/07/18
0621
Elachista subalbidella
02/06/18
1890
Sharp-angled Peacock Macaria alternata
21/08/18
2319
Lunar-spotted Pinion Cosmia pyralina
02/07/18
2391
Silky Wainscot Chilodes maritima
02/06/18

~ Red text indicates the species is new for the county ~
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Date of record Name Log number
     
02/06/18
Elachista subalbidella
0621
02/06/18
Silky Wainscot Chilodes maritima
2391
02/07/18
Lunar-spotted Pinion Cosmia pyralina
2319
04/07/18
Argyresthia glabratella
0403
21/08/18
Sharp-angled Peacock Macaria alternata
1890

~ Red text indicates the species is new for the county ~
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