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A longhorn moth

Observed: 10th May 2010 By: Rob ColemanInvertebrates expert
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Description:

Found on bramble in deciduous woodland

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Martin Harvey's picture

size

Rob, are you basing this on size, with N. schwarziellus being smaller than N. swammerdamella? Difficult to judge size from the photo, but if it was small then I agree schwarziellus is the most likely ID.

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It was fairly small but I

It was fairly small but I went tentatively on the wing pattern with reference to web resources (I don't have any literature for this group). N. schwarziellus seems to have a more pronounced lattice pattern. Not sure this should be the basis for a definite ID. See http://www.norfolkmoths.co.uk/micros.php?bf=1410&photoid=1201776648

Rob Coleman