The one I've just dissected was a female Pointed Slender Parornix finitimella from Saturday night and was my first ever example of this species.
Pointed Slender Parornix finitimella (female, gen det), North Elmham, 21st May
With 58 moths of 37 species Saturday night was the best so far this year. One other was new for the house: Triple-spot Dwarf Elachista maculicerusella.
Triple-spot Dwarf Elachista maculicerusella, North Elmham, 21st May
In total there were no less than 12 species that were new for the year here, quite a lot considering I trap every night. The other 10 were Little Ermel Swammerdamia pyrella, Silver-ground Carpet, Sandy Carpet, Foxglove Pug, 2 Mottled Pugs, Eyed Hawkmoth, Buff Ermine, Flame Shoulder, Lychnis and Spectacle.
Eyed Hawkmoth, North Elmham, 21st May
Mottled Pug, North Elmham, 21st May
Buff Ermine, North Elmham, 21st May
Lychnis, North Elmham, 21st May
Silver-ground Carpet, North Elmham, 21st May
Spectacle, North Elmham, 21st May
The other moths were 3 Carrion Moths Monopis weaverella, 2 Little Dwarfs Elachista canapennella, Dark-barred Tortrix Syndemis musculana, Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana, 2 Narrow-winged Greys Eudonia angustea, 3 Bee Moths Aphomia sociella, Common Swift, Pebble Hook-tip, 2 Red Twin-spot Carpets, 3 Green Carpets, Currant Pug, 7 Common Pugs, Brimstone Moth, Waved Umber, Common White Wave, 2 Poplar Hawkmoths, 2 Pale Prominents, Chocolate-tip, Pale Tussock, Orange Footman, 3 Muslin Moths, Cinnabar, Shuttle-shaped Dart, Hebrew Character and 2 Treble Lines.
Dark-barred Tortrix Syndemis musculana, North Elmham, 21st May
It was the best night so far this year for caddisflies too: another Hydropsyche pellucidula, my first identified Phryganea bipunctata, 3 Glyphotaelius pellucidus, Grammotaulius nigropunctatus (my first here) and 7 Limnephilus auriculas.
Phryganea bipunctata, North Elmham, 21st May
Grammotaulius nigropunctatus, North Elmham, 21st May
The Brown Lacewing Hemerobius humulinus was the first I've confirmed here too.
Hemerobius humulinus, North Elmham, 21st May