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Rhyacionia.

Observed: 10th August 2012 By: moremothmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebrates
Rhyacionia.
Description:

A moth that came to the West Wickham Common light trap.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Rhyacionia pinicolana interacts

Comments

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I am not sure how reliable

I am not sure how reliable the crest is as a distinguishing mark but I think this is pinicolana. The orangey brown blotch on the trailing edge of the wing, just in front of the corner (tornus) is rather rounded and in buoliana would come to a sharper point.

Jonathan Wallace

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Thanks ..

Thanks for that useful comment.

Bill Welch