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Bedford Purlieus

8 x 125W MV and 6 x Actinic (6W & 20W)
Lights operated from 7:00pm to 10:30pm
Temperature dropping to 6.5°C at 10:30pm.
Overcast, still and no rain

B&F Vernacular Name Scientific Name National
Distribution
Approx.
Numbers
1659 Yellow Horned Achlya flavicornis C 8
1663 March Moth Alsophila aescularia C 7
1746 Shoulder Stripe Anticlea badiata C 28
1747 Streamer Anticlea derivata C 1
1852 Brindled Pug Eupithecia abbreviata C 20
1917 Early Thorn Selenia dentaria C 2
1930 Oak Beauty Biston strataria C 3
1934 Dotted Border Agriopis marginaria C 20
1947 Engrailed Ectropis bistortata C 25
2139 Red Chestnut Cerastis rubricosa C 1
2140 White-marked Cerastis leucographa L 1
2182 Small Quaker Orthosia cruda C 1,500
2187 Common Quaker Orthosia cerasi C 180
2188 Clouded Drab Orthosia incerta C 40
2189 Twin-spotted Quaker Orthosia munda C 65
2190 Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica C 12
2236 Pale Pinion Lithophane hepatica L 1
2243 Early Grey Xylocampa areola C 5
2256 Satellite Eupsilia transversa C 2
2258 Chestnut Conistra vaccinii C 23
Key to National Distribution (Waring 1994 & 1999)
C Common Recorded in 301 or more 10Km grid squares since January 1980
L Local Recorded in 101 to 300 grid squares
U Uncommon On alien foodplant, less that 100 grid squares
Nb Nationally Scarce b Recorded in 31 to 100 grid squares
Na Nationally Scarce a Recorded in 16 to 30 grid squares
pRDB Proposed Red Data Book Species declining, proposed for inclusion to Red Data Book
RDB Red Data Book Recorded in 15 or fewer grid squares
M Migrant Flown / transported by wind from sources outside the British Isles
RM Rare Migrant As above, ten or fewer records in the British Isles