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Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 12th June 2018, 12:56
Replies: 5
Views: 158
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: 307
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: 80
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: 205
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: 214
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: 508
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: 443
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: 646
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: 946
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: 161
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: 161
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: 204
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: 155
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: 367
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: 300
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: 191
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: 150
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: 300
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: 286
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: 349
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: 224
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
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 27th February 2017, 08:57
Replies: 42
Views: 13,149
Posted By renopaul
Flew the coop? Flitted?

Flew the coop? Flitted?
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Thursday 26th January 2017, 13:49
Replies: 9
Views: 2,683
Posted By renopaul
My 2p worth: they were pretty easy to see on mud...

My 2p worth: they were pretty easy to see on mud on the banks of the Dordogne in August 2016.

Paul
Forum: Merseyside Thursday 29th December 2016, 11:35
Replies: 4
Views: 2,375
Posted By renopaul
Liverpool urban birding

Hi all,

Having had great views of Kingfisher on Albert Dock today, I thought it would be interesting to ask if anyone else maintains a Liverpool city centre list? Over the last couple of years I've...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Wednesday 27th July 2016, 12:10
Replies: 60
Views: 4,952
Posted By renopaul
The moth in question is now on the Norfolk Moths...

The moth in question is now on the Norfolk Moths website: http://www.norfolkmoths.co.uk/index.php?bf=16741.

Cheers
Paul
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