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Monday, 3 August 2015

Brown Lacewings

Typically I caught the commoner and near-identical Nothochrysa capitata in my garden a month or two back ... at least that's what I made it at the time. In future I'll be checking out the tarsal claws (which look right for capitata on the high res. image) and measuring the wings. For ref the key features separating the two are as follows:

1 comment:

  1. Thanks Barry, useful to have this. As you know (via email) , I had a Nothochrysa on Sat night, but released it! I liked your hummingbird hawk-moth video on the Glam moth blog.