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Sunday, 30 August 2015

Help needed please

Any help with this micro would be much appreciated. It came to the actinic light in the porch last week.

Lots of Fox Moth larva around at the moment. Also disturbing several Mother of Pearl moths whilst doing management work on our fields.


  1. Agonopteryx nervosa?, but best to wait for confirmation/correction from Sam or someone else `who knows their stuff`!

  2. Thanks Ian, I thought it was an Agonoptrix but colour/pattern not like anything I can find in ID books (similar to photo of A rotundella in Manly's guide but without the prounounced spots and we are not coastal!

  3. The slightly hooked wing tip is indeed indicative of A nervosa - well done Ian, as its a poorly-marked individual.