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Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 26th September 2018, 19:41
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By renopaul
How about Oncocera semirubella for...

How about Oncocera semirubella for #4?

Cheers
Paul
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 25th September 2018, 08:54
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By renopaul
A couple of online resources I've found really...

A couple of online resources I've found really useful are:

http://www.leps.it/ (The family thumbnails are great!)
http://www.lepiforum.de/

Cheers
Paul
Forum: Merseyside Tuesday 14th August 2018, 12:39
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By renopaul
I often see small flocks of them in all seasons...

I often see small flocks of them in all seasons around Albert Dock where I work, I'm sure they must breed locally. I see them less often in my garden in Bromborough, though they're around in ones and...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Sunday 5th August 2018, 15:59
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By renopaul
Fingers crossed it reaches Cheshire. Lobster Moth...

Fingers crossed it reaches Cheshire. Lobster Moth last year, Toadflax Brocade this year...My money's on TLB arriving here soon!

EDIT - actually I see there's a dodgy 1859 record from...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 12th June 2018, 12:56
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By renopaul
How about Rustic Shoulder-knot for...

How about Rustic Shoulder-knot for #3?

Cheers
Paul
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 17th May 2018, 20:39
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By renopaul
4 Autumn Green Carpet. 5 Early Tooth-striped...

4 Autumn Green Carpet.
5 Early Tooth-striped maybe?

Cheers
Paul
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 3rd May 2018, 20:13
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By renopaul
Cossidae I imagine. Cheers Paul

Cossidae I imagine.

Cheers
Paul
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 7th April 2018, 18:16
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By renopaul
Despite the lack of “yellow horns” in this pic, I...

Despite the lack of “yellow horns” in this pic, I think it’s a Yellow Horned (Achlya flavicornis).

Cheers
Paul
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 8th March 2018, 08:37
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By renopaul
I'd say Indian Meal Moth (Plodia...

I'd say Indian Meal Moth (Plodia interpunctella).

Cheers
Paul
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 6th December 2017, 14:05
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By renopaul
I know next to nothing about African moths, but...

I know next to nothing about African moths, but until someone knowlegable comes along... This looks somewhat like some of the species in the genus Dysgonia (Erebidae), could this be a starting...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 1st November 2017, 08:12
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By renopaul
Required years of effort for me, but definitely...

Required years of effort for me, but definitely worth it!

Paul
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 11th October 2017, 08:23
Replies: 2
Views: 658
Posted By renopaul
Hi Terry I think that's Celypha...

Hi Terry

I think that's Celypha lacunana.

Cheers
Paul
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 12th September 2017, 07:48
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By renopaul
Hi Owen, your moth isn't a moth - it's in the...

Hi Owen, your moth isn't a moth - it's in the family Psychodidae, known variously as moth flies, owl midges and drain flies.

Cheers
Paul
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 4th August 2017, 11:55
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By renopaul
Yes, I see what you mean! Like you though, I...

Yes, I see what you mean! Like you though, I can't see any other obvious contenders...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 4th August 2017, 09:58
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By renopaul
Hi Andy - is it not a Six-striped Rustic (Xestia...

Hi Andy - is it not a Six-striped Rustic (Xestia sexstrigata)?

Cheers
Paul
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 1st August 2017, 19:18
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By renopaul
I reckon #1, #2 and #4 are Bird-cherry Ermine,...

I reckon #1, #2 and #4 are Bird-cherry Ermine, with those well defined rows of dots. #3 might be too but not so sure about that one.

I might well be wrong, be good to get a second...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 1st August 2017, 08:20
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By renopaul
#2 Common Carpet for me. Cheers Paul

#2 Common Carpet for me.

Cheers
Paul
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 21st July 2017, 09:30
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By renopaul
Last one looks to me like a Common Wave (Cabera...

Last one looks to me like a Common Wave (Cabera exanthemata), though I'm sure there are other similar species in Switzerland!

Cheers
Paul
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Sunday 18th June 2017, 15:59
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By renopaul
Hi Martin - unfortunately not, it flew away...

Hi Martin - unfortunately not, it flew away before I could get any more shots. I did think this one was a bit of a long shot!

Thanks very much for your help with the others.

Paul
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 16th June 2017, 21:10
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By renopaul
Sicily June 2017 - part 5

Fifth and final set from Sicily. The second one (two pics) was a very peculiar looking beast - small, maybe 12-13mm forewing length? I've been scratching my head over the third (two pics) - I'm sure...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 16th June 2017, 20:58
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By renopaul
Sicily June 2017 - part 4

Fourth set from Sicily. Now firmly in the realm of the unknown. I thought the first was a pug to start with but now not so sure..

And I feel I should know no. 2.

Cheers
Paul
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 16th June 2017, 20:54
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By renopaul
Sicily June 2017 - part 3

Third set from Sicily. Getting a bit less confident now!

Treble Brown-spot (Idaea trigeminata)
Loryma egregialis (photo 1)
Loryma egregialis (photo 2)
Eupithecia gemellata
No idea

Cheers
Paul
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 16th June 2017, 20:49
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By renopaul
Sicily June 2017 - part 2

Second set of moths (and a reptile!) from Sicily. I think these are:

Gecko sp. - the moths' nemesis
Bordered Straw (Heliothis peltigera)
Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix (Pandemis...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 16th June 2017, 20:44
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By renopaul
Sicily June 2017

Spent a very pleasant week in Santa Maria del Focallo in South-east Sicily from 28th May - 4th June. There weren't a great deal of moths at our seaside apartment, but on a few nights I put out a...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 4th May 2017, 10:11
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By renopaul
I'm reasonably sure it's a Clouded Drab - it...

I'm reasonably sure it's a Clouded Drab - it looks pretty similar to one of the photos on the UK Moths website:

http://www.ukmoths.org.uk/species/orthosia-incerta/adult-3/

Cheers
Paul
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