Tuesday, 21 June 2011

Agapeta time

The back garden MV was enlivened by two easy to identify tortrix moths, Agapeta hamana (top) and Agapeta zoegana (bottom). As much fun it might be to spend time examining plain micros, it makes for an easy life to come across such colourful and distinctive species as these.


  1. Agree with the 'easy ID' sentiment - wish my garden tick Tineid was identifiable without having to wait for a gen det later in the year.

  2. 'Gen det' - words that make me shudder, Skev...