A couple of micros for confirmation please

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A couple of micros for confirmation please

Postby JohnR on Wed Mar 31, 2021 4:46 pm

I caught these last night (20/03/2021)

My best guesses are Agonopterix alstromeriana and Caloptilia stigmatella. Please confirm or suggest correct ID.

Thanks, John
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Agonopterix alstromeriana?
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Caloptilia stigmatella?
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Caloptilia stigmatella?
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Re: A couple of micros for confirmation please

Postby A_Neal on Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:12 pm

Hi John,

Your Agonopterix alstromeriana is actually an Oak Nycteoline, a very variable species. I'll let someone more experienced confirm your micro.

Regards,
Alex
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Re: A couple of micros for confirmation please

Postby JohnR on Wed Mar 31, 2021 8:35 pm

Many thanks Alex, l don’t think I would have worked that one out.

Regards, John
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Re: A couple of micros for confirmation please

Postby stevehind on Thu Apr 01, 2021 6:20 pm

Hi John
Caloptilia stigmatella is correct.
Oak Nycteoline looks like a tortrix with a long snout.
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Re: A couple of micros for confirmation please

Postby JohnR on Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:45 pm

Thanks Steve
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