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DAY FLYING INSECT

Observed: 16th May 2010 By: foxyfoxy’s reputation in Invertebratesfoxy’s reputation in Invertebratesfoxy’s reputation in Invertebratesfoxy’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

A jerky flying insect (moth like ) landed if sun went in extremely long antennae 25-27mm

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which a longhorn moth (Adela cuprella) interacts

Comments

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Longhorn moth

Possibly genus Adela.

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Adela

Hi Roger,
certainly fits Adela reaumurella as I found 8-9 of them floating over top of sallow and feeding on same,reference books say this is diagnostic of male specimens.
Do you want to i.d it and I will agree ?

Foxy