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« Reply #15 on: April 09, 2010, 07:21:05 pm »

Passenger Dysgonia algira

Immigrant to UK.  About 10 British records.   Resident S.Europe and North Africa.  I see several annually.

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« Reply #16 on: April 09, 2010, 07:24:07 pm »

Pseudophia tirhaca

Iberian Peninsular, France, Italy and Med Islands in Europe.  Found outside Europe too.  I see reasonably often.

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« Reply #17 on: April 09, 2010, 07:26:11 pm »

Striped Hawkmoth Hyles livornica

Relatively common here   Immigrant to Uk in small numbers most years.

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« Reply #18 on: April 09, 2010, 07:29:22 pm »

The Alcymist Catephia alcymista

Immigrant to Uk, the most recent according to Waring was in 1963.  I have only recorded a few times, would have to check my records to tell you how many!

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« Reply #19 on: April 09, 2010, 07:33:26 pm »

Light Crimson Underwing Catocala promissa

Red Data Book species

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« Reply #20 on: April 09, 2010, 07:47:00 pm »

Blair's-Mocha Cyclophora-pupillaria

"scarce and irregular immigrant" in Uk with approx 100 recorded since first in 1946.  This species is relatively common here with long flight season.  It has been recorded here every month from Jan to Oct inclusive.

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« Reply #21 on: April 09, 2010, 07:49:39 pm »

Crocalis aubertii

Originally a North African species, it has now spread up the Med coast.

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« Reply #22 on: April 09, 2010, 07:52:30 pm »

Egyptian Bollworm Earias insulana

This is an unusual colour form of an insect which is common here but it is a rare immigrant/import in the Uk -only about 5 records.

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« Reply #23 on: April 09, 2010, 07:54:35 pm »

Feathered Ranunculus Polymixis lichenea

local species in UK therefore not that unusual but I love the photo!  Found mainly on the coast in UK

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« Reply #24 on: April 09, 2010, 07:56:35 pm »

Guernsey Underwing Polyphaenis sericata

Common on Channel Islands and very common here during flight season.

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« Reply #25 on: April 09, 2010, 08:01:42 pm »

Hadena magnolii

Widely distributed through Southern Europe and on into Russia.  Not found in UK or northern Europe.

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« Reply #26 on: April 09, 2010, 08:51:54 pm »

Jersey Emerald Pseudoterpna coronillaria

Overlooked on Jersey until 2001!  This is a common species here.  Not found elsewhere in Uk.

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« Reply #27 on: April 09, 2010, 08:54:10 pm »

Raparna conicephala

Asiatic Mediterranean species.

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« Reply #28 on: April 09, 2010, 09:50:52 pm »

Cyclophora hyponoea

Southern Spain and Portugal, NE Spain and S. France, N. Africa.

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« Reply #29 on: April 09, 2010, 09:52:00 pm »

False Mocha Cyclophora porata

DNA checked on this one by Axel Hausmann.  Nationally scarce B in UK and declining.  Difficult to separate in southern Europe from Cyclophora hyponoea.

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