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Virgin Smoke (Luffia ferchaultella)

Observed: 7th July 2013 By: Graeme
The Anton River Conservation Association
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Description:

What looks like a snail sheel, but when looked closed a small insect popped inside.Tried to get a look but it only popped it head out once very fast. It was like whatching a mini hermit vrab.Any ideas?

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Thanks for that.I thought it

Thanks for that.I thought it may be a moth, but it was quite quick.Glad to know what it is.I will keep my eyes peeled for more

Graeme Davis