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Unknown moth

Observed: 11th August 2009 By: bobthebirderbobthebirder is knowledgeable about Invertebratesbobthebirder’s earned reputation in Invertebratesbobthebirder’s earned reputation in Invertebratesbobthebirder’s earned reputation in Invertebratesbobthebirder’s earned reputation in Invertebrates
moth
Description:

Can anyone confirm this moth's identity please?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Straw Dot (Rivula sericealis) interacts

Comments

Martin Harvey's picture

Straw Dot

Yep, that's the one. They can vary a bit in depth of colour (and no doubt fade as they age) but the shape and dot are usually distinctive. It's in family Noctuidae, but doesn't look much like its relatives such as the much more robust Large Yellow Underwing!

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