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Jul 29, 2011 7:45 PM

Moth Identification Help Please

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Can someone help me identify this moth please.
Thank you
Danny
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    Jul 29, 2011 8:55 PM (in response to dannyatb)
    Re: Moth Identification Help Please

    Danny, it's not really possible to identify it from the picture - a clearer closer image is needed. However, it is in the Tortricoid group. One of the most commonly seen is Celypha lacunana. Its markings resemble what I can make out on your picture, so it's the most probable.

     

    You also have a yellowish larva up for identification. It would help greatly if you say what plant a larva is found feeding on, and date when found.

    All I can say about the larva is that it is in the Geometer group, called Inch worms by the Americans as they move as if pacing out the distance.

    Cheers

    Ian S

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