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Highgate Wood 3

Observed: 17th April 2011 By: Jonathan
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Highgate Wood 3
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Description:

These wonderful insects were swarming in the sunshine all over the leaves of this hornbeam. I have no idea what they are.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Adela reaumurella interacts

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Thanks! I had no idea these

Thanks! I had no idea these were moths.

I see from this website that the larvae feed on leaf litter.

http://www.dhlepidoptera.org.uk/life_histories/incurvariinae/adelinae/ad...

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)