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Old Tuesday 11th October 2016, 20:00   #1
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Common Wave?

Is this cabera exanthemata?
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Old Tuesday 11th October 2016, 22:21   #2
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It is a pyralid - Mother of Pearl - pretty worn though:-

http://www.ukmoths.org.uk/species/pl...ruralis/adult/

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One way to identify pyralids (generally) is that they rest with the antennae laid back over the body. Had this been White Wave the antennae would have been tucked under the forewing when at rest.
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