Moths 11.06.18 Broughty Ferry Garden

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Moths 11.06.18 Broughty Ferry Garden

Postby daphnems » Sun 08 Jul 2018 09:47

Would appreciate positive identification of this moth.
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Re: Moths 11.06.18 Broughty Ferry Garden

Postby MarkCubitt » Sun 08 Jul 2018 11:02

Hi

This is Freyer's Pug.

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Re: Moths 11.06.18 Broughty Ferry Garden

Postby daphnems » Mon 09 Jul 2018 14:16

Many thanks. Can you give any pointers as to why it is Freyer's and not, for example, Grey Pug?
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Re: Moths 11.06.18 Broughty Ferry Garden

Postby MarkCubitt » Mon 09 Jul 2018 17:40

Hi

Pugs are difficult, of course! There are a few things, but the main one is the strength of the barring and that these are quite angled around the discal spot.

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