Ginger Button Acleris aspersana, North Elmham, 3rd August
Other micros were Carrion Moth Monopis weaverella, Bird’s-nest Moth Tinea trinotella, White Oak Midget Phyllonorycter harrisella, Garden Midget Phyllonorycter messaniella, 2 Bird-cherry Ermines Yponomeuta evonymella, Little Ermel Swammerdamia pyrella, 4 Diamond-back Moths Plutella xylostella, 3 Golden-brown Tubics Crassa unitella, 2 Brown House Moths Hofmannophila pseudospretella, 2 Long-horned Flat-bodies Carcina quercana, 2 Orange Crests Helcystogramma rufescens, 3 Dingy Dowds Blastobasis adustella, Hook-marked Straw Moth Agapeta hamana, 4 Dark Fruit-tree Tortrixes Pandemis heparana, Privet Tortrix Clepsis consimilana, 4 Light Brown Apple Moths Epiphyas postvittana, Flax Tortrix Cnephasia asseclana, 2 Dover Shades Cnephasia genitalana, White-triangle Button Acleris holmiana, Garden Rose Tortrix Acleris variegana, 2 Barred Marbles Celypha striana, 2 Common Marbles Celypha lacunana, Marbled Piercer Cydia splendana, Garden Grass-veneer Chrysoteuchia culmella, 23 Pearl Veneers Agriphila straminella, 3 Common Grass-veneers Agriphila tristella, Chequered Grass-veneer Catoptria falsella, Small Grey Eudonia mercurella, 3 Ringed China-marks Parapoynx stratiotata, Pale Straw Pearl Udea lutealis, Rush Veneer Nomophila noctuella, 12 Mother of Pearls Pleuroptya ruralis, Rosy Tabby Endotricha flammealis, Dotted Oak Knot-horn Phycita roborella and Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla.
The macros consisted of Pebble Hook-tip, Small Fan-footed Wave, 4 Single-dotted Waves, 7 Riband Waves, Shaded Broad-bar, Magpie Moth, Early Thorn, Willow Beauty, Poplar Hawkmoth, Coxcomb Prominent, Pale Prominent, 3 Yellow-tails, 5 Dingy Footmen, 2 Scarce Footmen, Buff Footman, 11 Common Footmen, Ruby Tiger, 2 Shuttle-shaped Darts, 3 Flame Shoulders, 3 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwings, Double Square-spot, Knot Grass, Coronet, 2 Dun-bars, Dark Arches, 7 Common Rustics, Ear Moth, 7 Uncertains, Rustic, 2 Spectacles, 6 Straw Dots and Fan-foot.
Coronet, North Elmham, 3rd August
Knot Grass, North Elmham, 3rd August
Common Rustic (male, gen det), North Elmham, 3rd August
Other insects included the Green Lacewing Dichochrysa flavifrons and another new leafhopper for me, Balclutha punctata.
Balclutha punctata, North Elmham, 3rd August
The next night was a bit better with my second and third ever Pine Leaf-mining Moths Clavigesta purdeyi.
Pine Leaf-mining Moths Clavigesta purdeyi, North Elmham, 4th August
Another good duo were 2 Cherry Bark Moths Enarmonia formosana. I only saw this species for the first (and second) time last year and one of the two this time was a fresh example looking stunning in all its colourful shining glory.
Cherry Bark Moth Enarmonia formosana, North Elmham, 4th August
This Garden Rose Tortrix Acleris variegana was a form (f. caeruleaoatrana) that I've rarely seen before.
Garden Rose Tortrix Acleris variegana (f. caeruleaoatrana), North Elmham, 4th August
Other micros included Ribwort Slender Aspilapteryx tringipennella, Golden Argent Argyresthia goedartella, 6 Bird-cherry Ermines Yponomeuta evonymella, Little Ermel Swammerdamia pyrella, Diamond-back Moth Plutella xylostella, Ash-coloured Sober Acompsia cinerella, Gorse Crest Brachmia blandella, 2 Orange Crests Helcystogramma rufescens, Bulrush Cosmet Limnaecia phragmitella, 5 Dark Fruit-tree Tortrixes Pandemis heparana, Privet Tortrix Clepsis consimilana, 2 Light Brown Apple Moths Epiphyas postvittana, Red-barred Tortrix Ditula angustiorana, Flax Tortrix Cnephasia asseclana, Maple Button Acleris forsskaleana, Barred Marble Celypha striana, Holly Tortrix Rhopobota naevana, Garden Grass-veneer Chrysoteuchia culmella, 25 Pearl Veneers Agriphila straminella, Common Grass-veneer Agriphila tristella, Chequered Grass-veneer Catoptria falsella, Water Veneer Acentria ephemerella, Small Grey Eudonia mercurella, 3 Ringed China-marks Parapoynx stratiotata, Beautiful China-mark Nymphula nitidulata, 2 Small Magpies Anania hortulata, 3 Pale Straw Pearls Udea lutealis, 4 Mother of Pearls Pleuroptya ruralis and 3 Rosy Tabbies Endotricha flammealis.
The only macro new for the year was somewhat less exciting than the micros - a Square-spot Rustic.
Square-spot Rustic, North Elmham, 4th August
The other macros were Small Fan-footed Wave, 5 Single-dotted Waves, 3 Riband Waves, Garden Carpet, Shaded Broad-bar, 3 Common Carpets, 2 Small Rivulets, Wormwood Pug, 3 Magpie Moths, Scalloped Oak, Peppered Moth, 3 Willow Beauties, Pebble Prominent, Pale Prominent, Yellow-tail, Black Arches, 2 Rosy Footmen, 3 Dingy Footmen, 3 Scarce Footmen, 5 Common Footmen, Buff Ermine, 3 Shuttle-shaped Darts, 3 Flame Shoulders, Large Yellow Underwing, 5 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwings, Double Square-spot, 3 Clays, Smoky Wainscot, Straw Underwing, 3 Dun-bars, 5 Dark Arches, 3 Common Rustics, Dusky Sallow, Flounced Rustic, Ear Moth, 5 Uncertains, Nut-tree Tussock, 12 Straw Dots and 2 Fan-foots.