Friday, 23 October 2015

Another Shed Moth

The potting shed window has produced another unfamiliar micro.  Its mottled brown/white/black wing colouration has proved extraordinarily difficult to photograph but I've done my best;



The key features seem to be the raise tuft on the thorax, triangular striated white mark on the dorsum and black marks mid-forewing and closer to the termen.  Forewing length 5.5mm.  Seems good for the Glyphipterigid Acrolepia autumnitella, but I could be wrong - any alternative suggestions out there?

3 comments:

  1. I agree, and its a known hibernating species. Not many Carms records.

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  2. Thanks Sam, I can let it go then. Not that it will be very happy to be released outside, it's cold and damp here!

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  3. Wow! It's amazing.You can try double glazing glass shed and windows with it. For everest double glazing prices for turn window you too can take help by an agent.

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