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I'm not good with the Pterophoridae family, I always saw the common Emmelina monodactyla, but some days ago I saw this little moth with the curved abdomen (upwards), it's from 3 days posed in the same place.
I think it could be one of this two:
Amblyptilia acanthodactyla (Hübner, ) (N, S, Si, Sa)
Amblyptilia punctidactyla (Haworth, 1811) (N, S)
But I'm not sure, it's the first time I saw it, so I need your help.
22.02.2014 - North Italy
Thanks for the help!
I don't think the upturned tip to the abdomen is not reliable as a discriminator in the Pterophoridae.
I think you are right: it is one of A. acanthodactyla, punctidactyla.
To be sure, you'd need to examine the genitalia.
Otherwise, the best you can do is to go on the general appearance:
- greyish and somewhat speckled: A. punctidactyla
- brownish and less speckled: A. acanthadactyla
So, I suspect yours is A. acanthadactyla.
Indeed, it's brownish and less speckled, so I think it could be a good choice A. acanthadactyla.
Thanks for your help Mike!