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Macro moth, came to light

Observed: 29th June 2013 By: Paul SymsPaul Syms’s reputation in Invertebrates
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This moth is 20mm long, and came to a light trap overnight, on the North Downs in NW Kent. The colouration was greyish, perhaps less brown than suggested by the photos.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Satin Lutestring (Tetheella fluctuosa) interacts


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Satin lutestring

Thanks for this - have just looked at the (poor) picture in Skinner and it fits well, as does the habitat, etc.. It has the diagnostic marks that separate it from T. duplaris, so it must be fluctuosa. Thanks to all who contributed!