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contents - volume 135 (part 1)

Published 25th january 2022

Peer-reviewed Papers:

Sixth update to A Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the British Isles, 2013 on account of subsequently published data. David J. L. Agassiz, S. D. Beavan & R. J. Heckford 1-5

Dialectica scalariella (Zeller, 1850) (Lep.: Gracillariidae) at Dungeness, Kent: The first British breeding record. William B. V. Langdon 6-18

First record of Zimmermannia amani Svensson (Lep.: Nepticulidae) in West Gloucestershire (VC34) and a review of UK records. Seb Buckton 24-27

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A Grey Mountain Carpet Entephria flavicinctata (D. & S.) (Geometridae) recorded in Huntingdonshire. Barry Dickerson & Elliott Cornelius 19

Naming moths from photographs: An editorial comment. Colin W. Plant 20

Caloptilia honoratella (Rebel, 1914) (Lep.: Gracillariidae) recorded in Yorkshire with comments on the occurrence of Caloptilia semifascia (Haworth, 1828). Harry E. Beaumont & Charles H. Fletcher 20-21

Predation of late larval-instars of Papilio machaon L. (Lep.: Papilionidae) by arthropods. Kevin Radley & Hannah Breach 22-23

Selania leplastriana (Curtis) (Lep.: Tortricidae) breeding in Wales. George Tordoff 28-30

The caddisfly Oxyethira tristella Klapálek, 1895 (Trichoptera: Hydroptilidae) new to the east of Ireland. James P. O’Connor & Mary A. O’Connor 30-32

Lyonetia prunifoliella (Hübner) (Lep.: Lyonetiidae) new to Wales. Melissa G. Banthorpe 32-33

Two bee or not two bee? Roy Leverton 34-35

The curious case of the Small Mottled Willow Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, [1808]) (Lep.:Noctuidae) trapped inside a Bell Pepper Capsicum annuum Linnaeus fruit. Martin Townsend 35-36

Evasive reaction to a digital camera by nectaring Autographa (Lep.: Noctuidae) species. Roy Leverton 37-39

A previously unrecorded foodplant for Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana (Tortricidae). Chris Manley 39-40

British leafminers. Rob Edmunds 41


David Victor Manning 42-45


Editor’s Note: Adonis Blue butterfly Polyommatus bellargus. Colin W. Plant 46

Proof reader required. Colin W. Plant 48

Book Reviews:

Insectpedia: A brief compendium of insect lore by Eric R. Eaton 46-47

The lives of moths. A natural history of our planet’s moth life by Andrei Sourakov & Rachel Warren Cloud 47