The jury will decide...

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The jury will decide...

Postby swampthing on Sun Jul 18, 2021 9:40 pm

Three macros either caught overnight, or photographed this afternoon. I feel quietly confident on two, the day-flier not so as most of the candidates are rather scarce (nemophora species). I just hope a certain i.d. can be allocated to it, as I hate mysteries.

Cheers,

Andy B.
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Pine shoot moth?
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Euzophera pinguis?
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Re: The jury will decide...

Postby stevehind on Mon Jul 19, 2021 11:55 am

Hi Andy
Looks like a female Nemophora cupriacella to me, an excellent find.
I would agree with your ID's on the two from your trap.
Regards
Steve
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Re: The jury will decide...

Postby JohnD on Mon Jul 19, 2021 4:30 pm

Andy

Thanks for posting the Euzophera pinguis - when I started mothing again last year I had a very distinctive moth that I couldn't ID. Left the photo to ID in the winter and failed again. Now I know what it is!!

Cheers

John
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Re: The jury will decide...

Postby swampthing on Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:26 pm

Thank you Steve. I was keeping my fingers crossed on the nemophora, but your confirmation is what my investigations had lead me to believe it was most likely to be. I didn't even mention that it was quite close to home either. This is what keeps me on my toes. And glad to have been of service John.

Cheers,

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