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February microlepidoptera?

Observed: 25th February 2012 By: nightflynightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebrates
25 Feb 12 (56)
Description:
Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Agonopterix sp.
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
    ID agreements (): 5 People
    • Douglas
      Butterfly Conservation
      Invertebrates expert
    • chrisbrooks
      Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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    • DavidHowdon
      Amateur Entomologists' SocietyLondon Natural History SocietySelborne Society
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    • moremothmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebrates
    • nightflynightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebrates
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Douglas's picture

Yes, this is either

Yes, this is either Agonopterix heracliana or or A. ciliella.

Best separated by looking at the hindwing or giving it the chop.

Best wishes,

Douglas

nightfly's picture

Thanks Lord Muzzy and

Thanks Lord Muzzy and Douglas, I think I'll just return it to where it came from, I doubt I could study its wing without damaging it.

Thanks for the ID.

Cathal.