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Spruce carpet

Observed: 26th September 2013 By: sussexmikesussexmike’s reputation in Invertebratessussexmike’s reputation in Invertebratessussexmike’s reputation in Invertebratessussexmike’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Came to mv light.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Spruce Carpet (Thera britannica) interacts

Comments

DD's picture

Misidentification..

if any of you are familiar with Cypress Carpet then perhaps you could take a look at the sixth moth in the carousel which is clearly this species. If you add your agreement it might prevent this photo cropping up in the quiz as a Spruce Carpet.

DD

Jonathan's picture

Well spotted! I compared the

Well spotted! I compared the images iSpot has of the 2 spp and though no expert I think that you are right. Its going to take a few more votes or an expert to swing it though.

For reference, the observation in question is here http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/343083

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)