Butterflies and Moths: Downloads
Here are a number of useful files on Staffordshire Moths. They are in Excel and Adobe PDF format. For the latter you will require a copy of Adobe Acrobat reader, which is available free of charge. The abundance codes are an attempt to indicate how common a species is, and whether there is a need for some form of confirmation before a record can be accepted eg. a photo or specimen etc.
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- Separating Common, Scarce and Northern Footmen (136kb)
- Separation of the Dusky Brocade and the Confused (163kb)
- When three moths became six : separation of Gold Spot and Lempke's Gold Spot; Copper Underwing and Svennson's Copper Underwing; Common Rustic and Lesser Common Rustic (237kb)
- Images of Galium and Garden Carpet (56KB)
- Horse chestnut leaf miner - Cameraria ohridella (Forestry Commission) and a fact sheet by SER
- Argent and Sable in Staffordshire - 214kb (John Bryan)
- Genitalia dissection techniques - 138kb (Shane Farrell)
- Separating Dark-barred Twin-spot and Red Twin-spot Carpets - 910kb (Jon Baker). Uses underwing characters.
- Separating Dark-barred Twin-spot and Red Twin-spot Carpets - 58kb (Colin Plant). Uses genitalia.
- Berkshire Moth Group's Guide to Common Grass Moths
Guides courtesy of Anglian Lepidopterist Supplies Website
- Beginners Guide to Mothing
- Photographing Moths - an excellent introduction to digital macrophotography 1.32mb ( Chris Harlow)
- This supercedes the previous two separate lists for Micros and Macros
Printing of this publication for educational purposes is permitted, provided that copies are not made or distributed for commercial gain, and the title of the publication and its date appear. To copy otherwise, or to republish, requires specific permission from the Author or Staffordshire Ecological Record.
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