I was hoping to bring you an election moth yesterday but rain dashed that. Last night, however, while all the Xs on the ballot papers were being counted, a moth with an X on its back obligingly flew in. It's the Lychnis above, a handsome insect although carefully neutral in its colouring.
The trap's equivalent of the currently rampant Scottish Nationalists was the Swallow Prominent. Five of them - four shown above - formed a clear majority over two Nut-tree Tussocks, two Hebrew Characters and a couple of Flame Shoulders, one below, a new species for the year for me.
The re-election of Caroline Lucas, the UK's sole Green MP and a hard constituency worker down in Brighton, was meanwhile honoured by this pretty little Green Carpet, another 2015 newcomer.
Finally, the eggboxes contained a couple of those alarming-looking but loveable creatures, the darling Bugs of May. BBC Radio is currently having a Kafkafest including a programme which, somewhat tweely, discusses which insect Gregor turns into in Metamorphosis. I reckon he looked pretty much like this.