April & May 

April & May 2020

Pseudoips fagana britannica
Pseudoips fagana britannica

Green Silver-lines, Hawridge, Buckinghamshire, 31 May

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Hepialus lupulinus
Hepialus lupulinus

Common Swift, Hawridge, Bucks, 31 May

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Lacanobia w-latinum
Lacanobia w-latinum

Light Brocade, Hawridge, Bucks, 31 May

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Chloroclysta truncata
Chloroclysta truncata

Common Marbled Carpet, Hawridge, Bucks, 31 May

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Diarsia mendica mendica
Diarsia mendica mendica

Ingrailed Clay, Hawridge, Bucks, 31 May

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Laspeyria flexula
Laspeyria flexula

Beautiful Hook-tip, Gubblecote, 27 May

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Eupithecia centaureata
Eupithecia centaureata

Lime-speck Pug, Gubblecote, 27 May

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Cardadrina clavipalpis
Cardadrina clavipalpis

Pale Mottled Willow, Gubblecote, 27 May

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Thera obeliscata
Thera obeliscata

Grey Pine Carpet, Gubblecote, 27 May

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Acasis viretata
Acasis viretata

Yellow-barred Brindle, Gubblecote, 21 May

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Hoplodrina ambigua
Hoplodrina ambigua

Vine's Rustic, Gubblecote, 21 May

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Polyommatus bellargus
Polyommatus bellargus

Adonis Blues, Yoesden Bank, 20 May

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Polyommatus bellargus
Polyommatus bellargus

Adonis Blue, female, Yoesden Bank, 20 May

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Polyommatus bellargus
Polyommatus bellargus

Adonis Blue, female, Yoesden Bank, 20 May

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Xanthorhoe montanata montanata
Xanthorhoe montanata montanata

Silver-ground Carpet, Gubblecote, 18 May

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Hadena rivularis
Hadena rivularis

Campion, Gubblecote, 18 May

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Cerura vinula
Cerura vinula

Puss Moth, Gubblecote, 17 May

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Lacanobia w-latinum
Lacanobia w-latinum

Light Brocade, Gubblecote, 17 May

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Pheosia gnoma
Pheosia gnoma

Lesser Swallow Prominent, Gubblecote, 17 May

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Eupithecia exiguata
Eupithecia exiguata

Mottled Pug, Gubblecote, 17 May

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Agrotis puta puta
Agrotis puta puta

Shuttle-shaped Dart, Gubblecote, 13 May

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Notodonta dromedarius
Notodonta dromedarius

Iron Prominent, Gubblecote, 13 May

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Callimorpha dominula
Callimorpha dominula

Scarlet Tiger larva, on Green alkanet, a member of the borage family, Gubblecote Farm paddock, 12 May

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Anthocharis cardamines
Anthocharis cardamines

Orange-tip, male, at rest on Jack-by-the hedge, Gubblecote Farm paddock, 12 May

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Aglais urticae
Aglais urticae

Small Tortoiseshell larvae, Gubblecote Farm paddock, 12 May

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Eligmodonta ziczac
Eligmodonta ziczac

Pebble Prominent, Gubblecote, and the following 9 photos,10 May

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Eligmodonta ziczac
Eligmodonta ziczac

as previously

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Eligmodonta ziczac
Eligmodonta ziczac

as for the previous shot

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Eilema sororcula
Eilema sororcula

Orange Footman

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Hadena bicruris
Hadena bicruris

Lychnis

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Oligia strigilis
Oligia strigilis

Marbled Minor

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Pterostoma palpina
Pterostoma palpina

Pale Prominent

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Lobophora alterata
Lobophora alterata

Seraphim

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Lobophora alterata
Lobophora alterata

Seraphim

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Lobophora alterata
Lobophora alterata

Seraphim

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Yoesden Bank
Yoesden Bank

Bledlow Ridge, Buckinghamshire, 7 May

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Pararge aegeria
Pararge aegeria

Speckled Wood, territorial behaviour in a sunlit spot, Yoesden, 7 May

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Pararge aegeria
Pararge aegeria
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Aplocera plagiata
Aplocera plagiata

Treble-bar, Yoesden, 7 May

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Aplocera plagiata
Aplocera plagiata

as shown in the preceding shot

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Polyommatus icarus
Polyommatus icarus

Common Blue, male, Yoesden, 7 May

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Callistege mi
Callistege mi

Mother Shipton, Yoesden, 7 May

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Callistege mi
Callistege mi

the same moth as shown in the previous photo

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Callophrys rubi
Callophrys rubi

Green Hairstreak, Yoesden, 7 May

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Euclidia glyphica
Euclidia glyphica

Burnet Companion, Yoesden, 7 May

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Yoesden Bank
Yoesden Bank

Bledlow Ridge, Buckinghamshire, looking back on 7 May

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Cilix glaucata
Cilix glaucata

Chinese Character, Gubblecote, 4 May, and the following photos until the next date

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Cilix glaucata
Cilix glaucata

Chinese Character resting on Rowan

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Tyria jacobaeae
Tyria jacobaeae

Cinnabar

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Mimas tiliae
Mimas tiliae

Lime Hawk resting on its host plant/tree

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