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Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Yesterday, 16:44
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Posted By honeym
I'm no expert but I think this is Zygonyx...

I'm no expert but I think this is Zygonyx torridus.
Martin
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Friday 21st September 2018, 17:43
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By honeym
Hi Paul I'm reliably told it is a member of the...

Hi Paul
I'm reliably told it is a member of the Dictyopharidae:Orgeriinae. I've had a search and it might be something in (or near) the genus Bursinia (but that's just a guess).
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 21st September 2018, 11:59
Replies: 11
Views: 168
Posted By honeym
Hi Cristina This is Eutelia adulatrix. It has a...

Hi Cristina

This is Eutelia adulatrix. It has a rather unusual resting posture and quite amazing colour pattern. It is the only European representative of what is otherwise a fairly worldwide,...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Thursday 20th September 2018, 16:44
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By honeym
I seem to recall that Light Brown Apple moth...

I seem to recall that Light Brown Apple moth (Epiphyas postvittana) and Carnation tprtrix (Cacoecimorpha pronubana) have both been recorded feeding on this species.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 19th September 2018, 20:55
Replies: 1,023
Views: 68,103
Posted By honeym
Opposite end of the island, I believe. Martin

Opposite end of the island, I believe.
Martin
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 19th September 2018, 13:09
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Views: 68,103
Posted By honeym
#1 the spider, is Argiope lobata - quite a...

#1 the spider, is Argiope lobata - quite a spectacular beast.
#3 is a male Wall Brown butterfly
#5 one of the paper wasps, probably a Polistes sp. (there are two on the island)
Martin
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 19th September 2018, 13:07
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Views: 68,103
Posted By honeym
Hi Pere I wish I could be there. It's a great...

Hi Pere
I wish I could be there. It's a great place - and not just for birds.
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 18th September 2018, 21:18
Replies: 11
Views: 168
Posted By honeym
The first two are another Antigastra catalaunalis...

The first two are another Antigastra catalaunalis and the third is Spodoptera cilium.
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 18th September 2018, 18:38
Replies: 11
Views: 168
Posted By honeym
Thanks Terry. I had a feeling that #2 would be...

Thanks Terry.
I had a feeling that #2 would be somewhere near s'Albufera, or at least reedbeds, as it's a reed feeder. Until today, I hadn't realised that it has become established on the Isle...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 18th September 2018, 12:45
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Views: 68,103
Posted By honeym
Hi Mike If you are interested, there are a few...

Hi Mike

If you are interested, there are a few Mallorcan moth photos here:
https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?p=3765007#post3765007
with identifications by me (and others).

Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 18th September 2018, 12:28
Replies: 11
Views: 168
Posted By honeym
I don't know what just happened but my reply just...

I don't know what just happened but my reply just disappeared!

As Dave has said, I trap regularly on Mallorca and have been involved for some years with a biodiversity monitoring project in...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 17th September 2018, 20:51
Replies: 16
Views: 351
Posted By honeym
You've got both of the pale forms there. Martin

You've got both of the pale forms there.
Martin
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 17th September 2018, 11:34
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By honeym
but do pack it well. I've only been to the...

but do pack it well. I've only been to the Scillies once (to my great regret) and that was for botanical and entomological fieldwork. We took moth traps, microscopes, etc., with us and had our own...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Sunday 16th September 2018, 14:18
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By honeym
I think Paul's correct, an odd Diamond-back...

I think Paul's correct, an odd Diamond-back moth.
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Sunday 16th September 2018, 14:14
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By honeym
Hi As Paul said, not yet. They're unlikely to get...

Hi
As Paul said, not yet. They're unlikely to get here under their own steam but there's a 'slight' possibility that they may come in with horticultural produce (fruit and houseplants). Its normal...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 15th September 2018, 17:34
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By honeym
That's correct. Martin

That's correct.
Martin
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 13th September 2018, 18:08
Replies: 1,023
Views: 68,103
Posted By honeym
Hi Cristina Thanks for this piece of information....

Hi Cristina
Thanks for this piece of information.
In 2012 I started to get specimens of a micromoth that had not been recorded previously from the Balearic Islands. It is called Phyllonorycter...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 12th September 2018, 09:21
Replies: 1,023
Views: 68,103
Posted By honeym
From memory, it might be in Mallorquin - but...

From memory, it might be in Mallorquin - but learning Spanish is a great idea. I wish I had a better grasp of it!
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 11th September 2018, 21:46
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By honeym
I think you would have got it from this.......

I think you would have got it from this.......
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 11th September 2018, 21:22
Replies: 1,023
Views: 68,103
Posted By honeym
Hi David If you search on Google for 'petita...

Hi David

If you search on Google for 'petita guia de mariposas de Mallorca' then you will find a link to a small booklet on the butterflies of Mallorca. It's not in English but each species is...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 11th September 2018, 10:22
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By honeym
Also from Cork, and as identified on Moths.eu on...

Also from Cork, and as identified on Moths.eu on facebook.
Martin
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 5th September 2018, 16:27
Replies: 1,023
Views: 68,103
Posted By honeym
Entry is still restricted but a good way to see...

Entry is still restricted but a good way to see it is through http://www.mallorcanaturaltours.com/our-tours/ternelles-valley/
No doubt Mike can give further info.
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 4th September 2018, 08:05
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By honeym
Nor me. I guess it could be. As for the editing....

Nor me. I guess it could be.
As for the editing. I only do basic stuff using the editing options available by opening the image with Microsoft Office 2010 (colour balance, brightness and contrast,...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 3rd September 2018, 20:33
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By honeym
Perhaps this helps. Possibly Ruby Tiger? Martin

Perhaps this helps.
Possibly Ruby Tiger?
Martin
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 3rd September 2018, 14:14
Replies: 1,023
Views: 68,103
Posted By honeym
A nice report - and good to see mention of some...

A nice report - and good to see mention of some other groups,especially at a time of your that I've not been to the island.

Martin
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