Moth ID help!

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Moth ID help!

Postby karenl on Tue Jun 29, 2010 10:15 am

And there's more

Karen :)
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Re: Moth ID help!

Postby anno on Tue Jun 29, 2010 1:46 pm

not got my books in with me, but Pinion Winged Snout? :?
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Re: Moth ID help!

Postby SteveMcBill on Tue Jun 29, 2010 4:09 pm

Sorry Anno but I am afraid not - what Karen has here is a micro-moth, sometimes called a Bee Moth (Aphomia sociella) - a beautiful female with pale shades of pink, green and buff.

The larvae live in social wasp and bumblebee nests and feed on the detritus in the bottom of the nest.

See here: http://ukmoths.org.uk/show.php?id=152

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Re: Moth ID help!

Postby anno on Tue Jun 29, 2010 4:28 pm

Hey Steve - 2 out of three aint bad!! ;)

Will check my photographic Manley guide this evening!
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