April & May 

April & May 2020

Pseudoips fagana britannica
Pseudoips fagana britannica

Green Silver-lines, Hawridge, Buckinghamshire, 31 May

Hepialus lupulinus
Hepialus lupulinus

Common Swift, Hawridge, Bucks, 31 May

Lacanobia w-latinum
Lacanobia w-latinum

Light Brocade, Hawridge, Bucks, 31 May

Chloroclysta truncata
Chloroclysta truncata

Common Marbled Carpet, Hawridge, Bucks, 31 May

Diarsia mendica mendica
Diarsia mendica mendica

Ingrailed Clay, Hawridge, Bucks, 31 May

Laspeyria flexula
Laspeyria flexula

Beautiful Hook-tip, Gubblecote, 27 May

Eupithecia centaureata
Eupithecia centaureata

Lime-speck Pug, Gubblecote, 27 May

Cardadrina clavipalpis
Cardadrina clavipalpis

Pale Mottled Willow, Gubblecote, 27 May

Thera obeliscata
Thera obeliscata

Grey Pine Carpet, Gubblecote, 27 May

Acasis viretata
Acasis viretata

Yellow-barred Brindle, Gubblecote, 21 May

Hoplodrina ambigua
Hoplodrina ambigua

Vine's Rustic, Gubblecote, 21 May

Polyommatus bellargus
Polyommatus bellargus

Adonis Blues, Yoesden Bank, 20 May

Polyommatus bellargus
Polyommatus bellargus

Adonis Blue, female, Yoesden Bank, 20 May

Polyommatus bellargus
Polyommatus bellargus

Adonis Blue, female, Yoesden Bank, 20 May

Xanthorhoe montanata montanata
Xanthorhoe montanata montanata

Silver-ground Carpet, Gubblecote, 18 May

Hadena rivularis
Hadena rivularis

Campion, Gubblecote, 18 May

Cerura vinula
Cerura vinula

Puss Moth, Gubblecote, 17 May

Lacanobia w-latinum
Lacanobia w-latinum

Light Brocade, Gubblecote, 17 May

Pheosia gnoma
Pheosia gnoma

Lesser Swallow Prominent, Gubblecote, 17 May

Eupithecia exiguata
Eupithecia exiguata

Mottled Pug, Gubblecote, 17 May

Agrotis puta puta
Agrotis puta puta

Shuttle-shaped Dart, Gubblecote, 13 May

Notodonta dromedarius
Notodonta dromedarius

Iron Prominent, Gubblecote, 13 May

Callimorpha dominula
Callimorpha dominula

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

Anthocharis cardamines
Anthocharis cardamines

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

Aglais urticae
Aglais urticae

Small Tortoiseshell larvae, Gubblecote Farm paddock, 12 May

Eligmodonta ziczac
Eligmodonta ziczac

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

Eligmodonta ziczac
Eligmodonta ziczac

as previously

Eligmodonta ziczac
Eligmodonta ziczac

as for the previous shot

Eilema sororcula
Eilema sororcula

Orange Footman

Hadena bicruris
Hadena bicruris

Lychnis

Oligia strigilis
Oligia strigilis

Marbled Minor

Pterostoma palpina
Pterostoma palpina

Pale Prominent

Lobophora alterata
Lobophora alterata

Seraphim

Lobophora alterata
Lobophora alterata

Seraphim

Lobophora alterata
Lobophora alterata

Seraphim

Yoesden Bank
Yoesden Bank

Bledlow Ridge, Buckinghamshire, 7 May

Pararge aegeria
Pararge aegeria

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

Pararge aegeria
Pararge aegeria
Aplocera plagiata
Aplocera plagiata

Treble-bar, Yoesden, 7 May

Aplocera plagiata
Aplocera plagiata

as shown in the preceding shot

Polyommatus icarus
Polyommatus icarus

Common Blue, male, Yoesden, 7 May

Callistege mi
Callistege mi

Mother Shipton, Yoesden, 7 May

Callistege mi
Callistege mi

the same moth as shown in the previous photo

Callophrys rubi
Callophrys rubi

Green Hairstreak, Yoesden, 7 May

Euclidia glyphica
Euclidia glyphica

Burnet Companion, Yoesden, 7 May

Yoesden Bank
Yoesden Bank

Bledlow Ridge, Buckinghamshire, looking back on 7 May

Cilix glaucata
Cilix glaucata

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

Cilix glaucata
Cilix glaucata

Chinese Character resting on Rowan

Tyria jacobaeae
Tyria jacobaeae

Cinnabar

Mimas tiliae
Mimas tiliae

Lime Hawk resting on its host plant/tree