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Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Yesterday, 22:18
Replies: 21
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Posted By honeym
This is a species of Barsine, a genus in the...

This is a species of Barsine, a genus in the Erebidae.
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Yesterday, 22:05
Replies: 21
Views: 109
Posted By honeym
I believe this is Phyllosphingia dissmilis...

I believe this is Phyllosphingia dissmilis (Bremer, 1861).
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Yesterday, 18:19
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By honeym
You could always try emailing the butterfly house...

You could always try emailing the butterfly house manager Luke Brown (luke.brown2 'at' nhm.ac.uk).
They should have a list of species on display.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 13th July 2018, 18:13
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By honeym
There's a Phlogophora meticulodina (Draudt,...

There's a Phlogophora meticulodina (Draudt, 1950), the type locality of which is Yunnan. Not sure what it looks like.
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 13th July 2018, 18:00
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By honeym
Hi that's the larva of the Drinker moth, Euthrix...

Hi
that's the larva of the Drinker moth, Euthrix potatoria.
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 12th July 2018, 20:20
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By honeym
One of the features to look at are the antennae....

One of the features to look at are the antennae. In the pyraloids (pyralids and crambids) they are swept backwards over the body.
Martin
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 11th July 2018, 20:37
Replies: 752
Views: 50,226
Posted By honeym
Whoops. I missed that one. It's a male Gypsy...

Whoops. I missed that one. It's a male Gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar. The antennae are used to find females, which emit pheromones.
Martin
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 11th July 2018, 15:53
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Views: 50,226
Posted By honeym
Hi Stew The only two Coenagrion species recorded...

Hi Stew
The only two Coenagrion species recorded from the Balearics are: Coenagrion caerulescens (Fonscolombe 1838) and Coenagrium scitulum [the last was determined from larvae by one of our TAIB...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 10th July 2018, 14:32
Replies: 752
Views: 50,226
Posted By honeym
At least you are trying. Martin

At least you are trying.
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 10th July 2018, 08:31
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By honeym
Hi Andy The last is a species of Catoptria....

Hi Andy
The last is a species of Catoptria. Unfortunately, where you are, there are a couple of possibilities and they are hard to tell apart. Perhaps C. permiaca? The distinguishing feature would be...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 10th July 2018, 08:20
Replies: 752
Views: 50,226
Posted By honeym
Hi Mike Don't know what happened but I replied to...

Hi Mike
Don't know what happened but I replied to this yesterday - but it had disappeared by this morning!
It's Scopula imitaria, the Small Blood-vein.
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Sunday 8th July 2018, 21:51
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By honeym
Hi - I'm afraid not. I'd say it was a Dusky...

Hi - I'm afraid not. I'd say it was a Dusky Brocade, Apamea remissa.
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 3rd July 2018, 20:55
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By honeym
Hi I'd say this was Batrachedra praeangusta...

Hi
I'd say this was Batrachedra praeangusta (Haworth, 1828).
Martin
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 3rd July 2018, 20:14
Replies: 752
Views: 50,226
Posted By honeym
For anyone interested in dragonflies the...

For anyone interested in dragonflies the following may be of interest.
http://static.malaga.es/malaga/subidas/archivos/1/2/arc_296621.pdf
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 30th June 2018, 20:41
Replies: 6
Views: 104
Posted By honeym
I agree with all suggested ids.

I agree with all suggested ids.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 30th June 2018, 20:39
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By honeym
Looks possible. What a colleague used to call a...

Looks possible. What a colleague used to call a 'starvling'.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 29th June 2018, 20:29
Replies: 752
Views: 50,226
Posted By honeym
It made the Independent...

It made the Independent (https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/great-white-shark-spain-mallorca-balearic-islands-spotted-endangered-species-a8422801.html) but it seems there's some doubt...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 29th June 2018, 15:10
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By honeym
Definitely. A member of the Leptoceridae,...

Definitely. A member of the Leptoceridae, possibly Athripsodes bilineatus.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 29th June 2018, 14:54
Replies: 752
Views: 50,226
Posted By honeym
Hi Mike I used to get them calling when I was...

Hi Mike

I used to get them calling when I was moth trapping on the dunes of Es Comu. It's been a couple of years since I've done that at the right time of year but I imagine they are still there....
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 26th June 2018, 21:38
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By honeym
I suspect that your moth may be a species of...

I suspect that your moth may be a species of crambid, rather than Alypia octomaculata. I think more of the red legs would be visible - to me they look too long and narrow (like those of a crambid)....
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Tuesday 26th June 2018, 20:45
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By honeym
It certainly looks like a Xylocopa but there are,...

It certainly looks like a Xylocopa but there are, I believe, three species in Romania (Xylocopa iris (Christ, 1791),
Xylocopa valga Gerstäcker, 1872 and Xylocopa violacea (Linnaeus, 1758)). How one...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 26th June 2018, 12:45
Replies: 752
Views: 50,226
Posted By honeym
Hi Mike As Kevin has said, it is a Bloxworth...

Hi Mike
As Kevin has said, it is a Bloxworth Snout (Hypena obsitalis). It was formerly just an immigrant to the UK but is now resident in parts of Devon, Cornwall and Dorset. It's name comes from the...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 23rd June 2018, 17:57
Replies: 752
Views: 50,226
Posted By honeym
Hi Mike This is a moth equivalent of an LBJ. It's...

Hi Mike
This is a moth equivalent of an LBJ. It's one of two species that occur on Mallorca, both of which also occur in the UK and they are best determined on genitalia. One is Oegoconia caradjai...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Friday 22nd June 2018, 20:52
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By honeym
This came up on a facebook group so here are a...

This came up on a facebook group so here are a few comments.
I only use the 6 egg cartons. Any larger (e.g. egg trays) and there are too many moths to handle at one time and there are bound to be...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 22nd June 2018, 11:40
Replies: 752
Views: 50,226
Posted By honeym
Hi Mike The more the merrier! It's a...

Hi Mike
The more the merrier!
It's a Double-striped Pug, Gymnoscelis rufifasciata. They are somewhat bigger and brighter than ones in the UK.
Martin
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