Wistman’s Wood NNR; Moth species records 2014 (RP2779)

This report gives the results of moth trapping surveys conducted from May-September 2014. Most data were collected in the Warren House area, where 91 species were identified, but there are data also from Wistman’s Wood NNR, where 28 species were recorded, with Pammene splendidulana and Catoptria margaritella noted as highlights. Most results were obtained using Skinner traps over periods of 5 consecutive nights, though some daytime searches also occurred.

Project details

Start date2014-05-01
End date2014-09-30

Closing statement

This report provides a useful snapshot of the variety of moth species found in two locations on Dartmoor. The work has been catalogued as part of the NNR Record Project.

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