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contents - volume 120 (part 1)

Published 25th January 2008

Peer-reviewed Papers:

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Small Autumnal Moth Epirrita filigrammaria (H. – S.) and Autumnal Moth E. autumnata (Borkh.) (Lep.: Geometridae) at a Scottish site. Roy Leverton

Aulagromyza luteoscutellata (De Meijere, 1924), (Dip.: Agromyzidae): new to Great Britain. Rob Edmunds and Willem Ellis 21-24

Possible evidence of global warming from the early emergence of butterflies on the Isle of Wight. S. A. Knill-Jones 33-34


Partial second brood of Lomaspilis marginata (L.) Clouded Border (Lep.: Geometridae): in Dorset (VC9). Leslie. J. Hill 6

Orthosia incerta (Hufn.) (Lep.: Noctuidae): Comments on its variation in Kent and the Highlands of Scotland and two new aberrations named. B. K. West 7-8

Early record of the Cypress Carpet Thera cupressata Geyer (Lep.: Geometridae) in Dorset (VC9). Philip J. L. Gould 10

Syncopacma albifrontella (Heinemann, 1870) (Lep.: Gelechiidae) in France – a further note. Michael & Brenda Marney 10

Peripsocus consobrinus Pearman, 1951 (Psoc.: Peripsocidae) in Scotland. R. (Bob) E. Saville 11-13
Polemonium caeruleum: A new host plant for Liriomyza strigata (Mg.) (Dip.: Agromyzidae). Rob Edmunds 14

Cinnabar Tyria jacobaeae (L.) (Lep.: Arctiidae): Late records in Staffordshire, 2007. Jan Koryszko 14

Old Lady moths Mormo maura (L.) (Lep.: Noctuidae): Record numbers in light-traps at Peterborough. Paul Waring 15-17

Unusual flight time of the Autumnal Moth Epirrita autumnata (Borkh.) (Lep.: Geometridae) in south Devon (VC3). Philip J. L. Gould 18

Green-veined White Pieris napi sabellicae Stephens ab. fumosa Thompson. Michael Sykes 18

Notable British barkfly (Psocoptera) observations in 2007. Keith N. A. Alexander 19-20

The Buttoned Snout Hypena rostralis (L.) (Lep.: Noctuidae) recorded from a new site in Hertfordshire (VC20). Philip J. L. Gould 24

Hazards of butterfly collecting: Wings over Africa – ongoing saga. Torben B. Larsen

Noteworthy records of late-flying moths (Lepidoptera) from Rothamsted Insect Survey light traps, 2005. Philip J. L. Gould 28

Epirrita dilutata (D.&S.) (Lep.: Geometridae): Extreme melanic ab. melana Prout and decline in melanism in north-west Kent. B. K. West 28-29

Larva of the White-spotted Pinion moth Cosmia diffinis (L.) (Lep.: Noctuidae) found in light woodland hedgerow situation at Witcham, Cambridgeshire. Paul Waring and David Hopkins 29-31

First and second records of adult Yarrow Pug Eupithecia millefoliata Rössl. (Lep.: Geometridae) for Bedfordshire (VC30). Philip J. L. Gould 31

Further sightings of the Asian elm aphid Tinocallis takachihoensis Higuchi (Hem.: Aphididae) in England. Thomas F. Döring

Second record of Pyrausta cingulata (Lep.: Pyralidae) in Bedfordshire (VC30). Philip J. L. Gould and Jason Chapman

Hydraecia micacea Esp. (Lep.: Noctuidae) ab. brunnea Tutt and ab. lutea Tutt in Kent. B.K. West

The Marbled Pug Eupithecia irriguata (Hb.) (Lep.: Geometridae) in Dorset (VC9). Philip J. L. Gould

The Mocha Cyclophora annularia (Fabr.) and False Mocha Cyclophora porata (L.) (Lep.: Geometridae) at Monks Wood National Nature Reserve, Huntingdonshire (VC31). Philip J. L. Gould

Blair’s Mocha Cyclophora puppillaria (Hb.) (Lep.: Geometridae) in Rothamsted light traps, 2006. Philip J. L. Gould

The Harlequin Ladybird Harmonia axyridis (Col.: Coccinellidae) reaches Scotland. Michael Majerus

Noteworthy records of late-flying moths (Lepidoptera) in Rothamsted Insect Survey light traps, 2006. Sam Knill-Jones

The Triangle Heterogenea asella (D. & S.) (Lep.: Limacodidae) in Devon. Philip J. L. Gould


Walter John le Quesne 37-41

Subscriber notices:

Information requested on Gatekeeper Butterfly. Rupert Barrington 13

An update on the National Moth Recording Scheme. Zoe Randle and Richard Fox 45-48