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Pterophoridae to identify

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Old Monday 31st August 2015, 13:42   #1
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Pterophoridae to identify

Hello all,

Here is a specimen found near my house (near Vermont). Would it be possible to identify the genus and the species? I'm suspecting Hellinsia sp.

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Old Monday 31st August 2015, 14:16   #2
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Looks definitely Hellinsia, possibly H. homodactylus.

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