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Gelechiidae (??) ID (Cumbria, UK) (1 Viewer)


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I found this micro yesterday on open grassland. It seems to be similar in form (including palps) to some of the Gelechiidae in my field guide, but I can't find a plausible match. It was 10-11mm long.

I'm not holding out much hope for an ID down to species level, but just to have the family confirmed (or otherwise) would be something!




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Many thanks for that, Rose!

It doesn't look much like the Blastobasis lacticolella image shown in my field guide, but I'm sure you're right!


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