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Tortrix of the week (1 Viewer)

InternetMan

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Hello patient moth fans. This week's bird poo tortrix conundrum from the Sussex coast could be -- depending on how I look at the reference pics and whether I squint -- Epiblema scutulana, Eudemis profundana (unlikely in a garden?), Orthotaenia undulana, Celypha striana (too white?), a worn Celypha lacunana (ditto), Lobesia abscisana, and plenty more I've ruled out due to geography, flight season or lack of tuftiness.

I have taken the hint and finally ordered my copy of Clifton & Wheeler, but in the meantime please put me out of my misery ...

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Thanks all :)
 
Piniphila bifasciana looks like quite a good match.
Yes, uncannily so. I’ll review Sterling & Parsons. Bit of a mystery where the nearest Scots Pine may be, but I guess there must be plenty out there.

Anyway, thanks for solving the mystery and making it look easy to boot 👍
 
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