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Common Ground-hopper

Observed: 26th April 2011 By: ophrys
Yorkshire Naturalists' Union
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Description:

Several of these today, all with very different patterns.

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Unknow fly

Sorry no picture but flying in deciduous woods a small 6-8 mm fly/bug with black body and bronze wing that sit at 45 degrees to the vertical to form a ridge and antennae twice as long as the body. Any ideas what it is please?

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Fly?

Not quite sure why you have posted this here (!), but your sighting sounds as if it could be one of the very cfrequent (at the moment) longhorn moths. Adela reaumurella is a common one, being reported on iSpot by many people, but there are others, too. Try entering Adela into the search option, and see what you think.

Ian
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