Monday, 25 July 2016

IDs please

I think I maybe have Aethes cnicana (sorry I didn't get the size) and Limmaecia phragmitella. I also got a Short-cloacked moth with is new to me.

Mark Griffiths, Garsington, Oxford


  1. ok, thanks Peter, is the Limmaecia phragmitella correct?

  2. Hi Mark, Limnaecia phragmitella is indeed correct. Despite its food-plant (bulrush) it certainly isn't restricted to damp places and seems to turn up everywhere.


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