Monday, 22 May 2017

Tawny Marbled Minor & Sallow Kitten?

Is it possible to get confirmation,or otherwise, on the attached. The first was sat next to a Marbled Minor and was noticeably smaller and narrower. The next I do have a problem between it and the Poplar Kitten. Thank you
Silver-Y last night -  FFY.

Steve Lockey (Garsington)


  1. Hi Steve, yes to Sallow Kitten but I'm afraid you can't safely get to species on Minors without looking at their bits. With practice (I'm told!) it is possible to do this yourself with a hand lens if you can temporarily sedate the moth. See:


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