About the Kent Moths Gallery

This blog is intended as a gallery of photos for all moths found in the county of Kent. Please send through your quality images (and links to your websites) of moth species caught yesterday or yesteryear in order that this can become a complete archive of Kent's moth fauna.

Many thanks,
Tony Morris (Admin) & Ross Newham (Admin) kentmothsgallery@gmail.com

Thursday, 22 May 2014

Pale-shouldered Cloud - Actinotia hyperici

This Pale-shouldered Cloud, a rare continental noctuid, was caught by Ian Roberts in Hythe (representing the 4th record in the Folkestone area). More information via the Folkestone & Hythe Birds website.

The first British record was caught at Dungeness, Kent,in August 1996.

Pale-shouldered Cloud, 22/5/14, Hythe, Ian Roberts

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