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Dumb-bell bearing moth

Observed: 18th May 2012 By: DavidHowdon
Amateur Entomologists' SocietyLondon Natural History SocietySelborne Society
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Description:

I suspect this is a small Seraphim not a Small Seraphim.
Attracted to MV light
18/v - 4

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Seraphim (Lobophora halterata) interacts

Comments

ophrys's picture

Dumb-bell

Not really the correct word for halteres, which were weights used by ancient Greek long-jumpers to propel themselves further, rather than weights for lifting.

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Confirmed

I've had my local expert look at this moth and she has confirmed it as Seraphim as I thought.