Back from Cornwall after a near 6 hour drive home after being caught up in loads of traffic.
The weather was really pleasant and we were spoilt with unbroken sunshine and 22 degrees both days of the weekend!
The Gardens of Heligan were a must visit, and where I bumped into my new moth, Tachystola acroxantha! Quite common down the South-West apparently as it was an imported species there from presumably Australian shores.
It is rather pretty and I was very lucky indeed to spot it and pot it.
Apart from that I did see Alucita hexadactyla and also Celypha lacunana on our various walks about.
Also our Emperor Moth Caterpillars (Just the 3 now as we have lost a few) are now into their second instar and are looking much more colourful.
Trapping again tonight and hope to get some new ones for the year.
|Emperor Moth 2nd Instar|