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Micro Moth Identification;
Topic Started: Nov 15 2013, 09:48 PM (26,532 Views)
Davebutterflyman
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Please place all your micro moth id's here.
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MrShentz
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I'm sure it will be fairly quiet for now, but fantastic to have this set up and ready for whatever next year will bring...

Dave
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Davebutterflyman
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Thanks Dave.

I'm sure it will be a busy thread next year.
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Davebutterflyman
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I do have one from Norfolk and i just need confirmation if this is one of the variations of Ypsolopha parenthesella?

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MrShentz
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Looks right to me.

Dave
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Davebutterflyman
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Cheers Dave.
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Davebutterflyman
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I am presuming Agonopterix sp for this one but possibly with it being/seeming to be worn?

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MrShentz
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Answered your own question I think, Dave.

I wouldn't want to go any further on this one.

Dave
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Davebutterflyman
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Thanks Dave. I thought that would be the case.
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eddie17
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Retired and wrinkly.
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JennyWren
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it's quite distinctive Eddie ... i'm sure someone will know . I was looking in my little Collins but i don't think it's there Posted Image good luck.. and with your caterpillar ... and the others i've just seen : )
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feedyourhedgehog
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Looks like one of the Eudonia ones mercurella possibly..........just a guess you'd better wait for the experts Eddie :cool:


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Davebutterflyman
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Tricky group these but your shout of Eudonia mercurella looks pretty good to me Paula :cool2:
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MrShentz
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Yes, agree with Paula and Dave on mercurella and the fact that these are a very tricky bunch.

Dave
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eddie17
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Retired and wrinkly.
MrShentz
Nov 27 2013, 02:43 PM
Yes, agree with Paula and Dave on mercurella and the fact that these are a very tricky bunch.

Dave
Thanks everybody for that team effort.

Eddie
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Davebutterflyman
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Ok Eddie.
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eddie17
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Retired and wrinkly.
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MrShentz
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Intrigued, but as it's vacated I guess we will never know...

Dave
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Davebutterflyman
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Also intrigued but as Dave has stated, it will remain a mystery.
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MrShentz
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Was the orchid a relatively recent acquisition - if so the inhabitant could have been quite exotic...

Dave
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