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Unknown Moth

Observed: 1st August 2013 By: Stephen PlummerStephen Plummer’s reputation in InvertebratesStephen Plummer’s reputation in Invertebrates
Unknown Moth

About a centimetre long with rounded grey wings. This individual took off before I could get a decent photo!

Species interactions

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Lesser Wax Moth

I only saw this species for the first time myself on exactly the same date as yours! Mine kept waving its antennae up and down at a furious pace.

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That's a fascinating

That's a fascinating coincidence, Martin! Thanks so much for your help - it certainly looks good for that moth having looked at the pictures. Really appreciate your help.

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...and it looks like there's

...and it looks like there's only been a couple of confirmed records on the IOW!