The data used to produce the phenology graphs and distribution plots have been taken from unverified data submitted to Kent moth recorders since 1900. Thanks to all who have provided this information.
Below is information on some macro moths commonly seen in August. Please visit our latest sightings page to see the most recent updates on facebook and twitter, or join our Kent Moth Group facebook group to receive posts direct into your mailbox.
White-line Dart (Euxoa tritici)
Flame Shoulder (Ochropleura plecta)
Large Yellow Underwing (Noctua pronuba)
Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing (Noctua janthe)
Setaceous Hebrew Character (Xestia c-nigrum)
Square-spot Rustic (Xestia xanthographa)
White-point (Mythimna albipuncta)
Common Wainscot (Mythimna pallens)
Smoky Wainscot (Mythimna impura)
Dark Arches (Apamea monoglypha)
Common Rustic agg – Common Rustic (Mesapamea secalis) and Lesser Common Rustic (Mesapamea didyma)
Flounced Rustic (Luperina testacea)
Vines Rustic (Hoplodrina ambigua)
Silver Y (Autographa gamma)