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Friday, 17 October 2014

Llangain moths

Help with these two please, trapped on 28th July. Many thanks as usual.


  1. First one looks like a well marked Holly Tortrix, Rhopobota naevana. The pinched wingtips are a good pointer for that species.

    The second one might well be just a very worn individual of the same species.

  2. Great stuff, the second one has caused me a headache. Knowledge is a wonderful thing!

  3. Sorry you ended up doing those, George: I spent ages on the top one yesterday before concluding it couldn't be anything other than Holly T, but then didn't get round to commenting.