Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.)

Several species of moth cannot be identified from external features. For these species it is necessary to resort to genitalia examination, usually via a full dissection, to firmly establish the identity of the moth.

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Latest Specimen Determination - Listed by Specimen Date - Last Updated 17/04/21

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Taxon Spn Date Site (10k) Recorder Comment
Caloptilia falconipennella  31/03/2021  TG20 - Norwich Dave Jones  NOTE specimen not retained or gen det. Id based on appearance and size (length 7mm) with opportunity to compare directly with c.semifascia in same catch (record id N60785fd6825e3)  (<100 Norfolk records)
Eriocrania semipurpurella  31/03/2021  TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham Jim Swalwell  Gen Det (m) K. Kerr  (<100 Norfolk records)
Carpatolechia decorella  31/03/2021  TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham Jim Swalwell  Gen Det (m) K. Kerr  (Only 9 Norfolk records)
Acleris ferrugana  31/03/2021  TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham Jim Swalwell  Gen Det (m) K. Kerr  
Small Quaker Orthosia cruda  30/03/2021  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  1 male gen det  
Caloptilia falconipennella  29/03/2021  TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham Jim Hodgkinson  Male gen det J Hodgkinson  (<100 Norfolk records)
Agonopterix heracliana  20/03/2021  TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham Dave Appleton  male, gen det (on Broom)  
Caloptilia elongella  20/03/2021  TG11 - Drayton/Swannington Laura King  Gen Det Dave Appleton - male  
Agonopterix heracliana  19/03/2021  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  1 male gen det  
Acleris ferrugana  24/02/2021  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  male, gen det  
Acleris ferrugana  23/02/2021  TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham Jim Swalwell  Gen Det (f) K. Kerr  
Acleris hastiana  23/02/2021  TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham Jim Hodgkinson  Male gen det J Hodgkinson  
Bankesia conspurcatella  22/02/2021  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  5+ flying low over footpath early morning, 2 males retained (1 gen det) -ExpRec  (Only 3 Norfolk records)
Acleris schalleriana  21/02/2021  TG30 - Brundall/Cantley Ben Lewis  Gen det Ben Lewis (see images) - iMoths  
Acleris ferrugana  20/02/2021  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  male, gen det  
Acleris ferrugana  20/02/2021  TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham Jim Hodgkinson  Male Gen Det J Hodgkinson  
Chestnut Conistra vaccinii  15/02/2021  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  1 male gen det  
Agonopterix heracliana  15/02/2021  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  male, gen det  
Dark Chestnut Conistra ligula  21/12/2020  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  male, gen det  
Tinea pellionella  20/12/2020  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  female, gen det  
Chestnut Conistra vaccinii  16/12/2020  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  1 female gen det  
November Moth agg. Epirrita dilutata agg.  02/12/2020  TF71 - Gayton/Narborough Dr John Lines & Andrew Kerridge  Record entered by James Emerson. Not listed as agg but also no gen det details. - R. recorder (recorded as 1795) [moved JW]  
Winter Moth Operophtera brumata  28/11/2020  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  2 males gen det  
Autumnal Moth Epirrita autumnata  24/11/2020  TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham Marcus Nash  Gen. Det.  
Brick Agrochola circellaris  13/11/2020  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  male, gen det  
Acleris ferrugana  12/11/2020  TG30 - Brundall/Cantley Ben Lewis  gen det 2 females  
Brick Agrochola circellaris  10/11/2020  TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham Dick Jones  Gen. det. male.  
Acleris ferrugana  09/11/2020  TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham Keith Kerr  female. gen.det.  
Acleris laterana  08/11/2020  TG33 - Bacton Mick A'Court   1 Gen. Det. (Female)  
Pale November Moth Epirrita christyi  08/11/2020  TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham Marcus Nash  Gen. Det.  
Depressaria ultimella  08/11/2020  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  male, gen det  (<50 Norfolk records)
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  08/11/2020  TG41 - Acle/Hemsby Ken & Joan Saul  Gen. det. D. Hipperson  
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  08/11/2020  TL79 - Methwold/Foulden Graham Geen, Zoe Geen  males gen. det  
Acleris ferrugana  06/11/2020  TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham Ray Roche  Female Gen Det by Jim Hodgekinson  
Brick Agrochola circellaris  03/11/2020  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  males, gen det  
Pale November Moth Epirrita christyi  01/11/2020  TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham Marcus Nash  Gen. Det.  
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  01/11/2020  TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham Marcus Nash  Gen. Det.  
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  31/10/2020  TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham Marcus Nash  Gen. Det.  
Monopis crocicapitella  30/10/2020  TG14 - Sheringham Richard J Eagling  female, gen det R J Eagling  
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  30/10/2020  TG14 - Sheringham Richard J Eagling  male, gen det R J Eagling  
Autumnal Moth Epirrita autumnata  30/10/2020  TG13 - Baconsthorpe Andy Wallis  Male. Gen. det. A. Wallis. - R. andrew wallis  
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  30/10/2020  TG13 - Baconsthorpe Andy Wallis  Male. Gen. det. A. Wallis. - R. andrew wallis  
Caloptilia rufipennella  30/10/2020  TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham Ray Roche  Both Male Gen Det by Jim Hodgekinson  
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  30/10/2020  TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham Ray Roche  Male Gen Det by Jim Hodgekinson  
Pale November Moth Epirrita christyi  29/10/2020  TG13 - Baconsthorpe Andy Wallis  Male. Gen. det. A.Wallis. - R. andrew wallis  
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  29/10/2020  TG13 - Baconsthorpe Andy Wallis  Males. Gen. det. A.Wallis. - R. andrew wallis  
Acleris notana  24/10/2020  TG12 - Aylsham Louis Parkerson  Potted from around birches. Gen det James McCulloch.  (<50 Norfolk records)
Pale November Moth Epirrita christyi  23/10/2020  TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford Stephen Vickers  Gen. Det. (Male) S. Vickers.  
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  23/10/2020  TL79 - Methwold/Foulden Graham Geen, Zoe Geen  males gen. det  
Pale November Moth Epirrita christyi  23/10/2020  TL79 - Methwold/Foulden Graham Geen, Zoe Geen  male gen. det  
Autumnal Moth Epirrita autumnata  21/10/2020  TL79 - Methwold/Foulden Graham Geen, Zoe Geen  male gen. det. - R. graham geen  
Pale November Moth Epirrita christyi  20/10/2020  TG14 - Sheringham Richard J Eagling  male, gen det R J Eagling  
Epinotia caprana  20/10/2020  TG32 - Stalham/Catfield Mick A’Court  3 Gen. Det. male. 2 Gen. Det. female. Total of 10 dissected Epinotia caprana all found dead, just floating on the surface of the water over several days in areas of the fen where Bog Myrtle is prevalent.  (<50 Norfolk records)
Epinotia caprana  19/10/2020  TG32 - Stalham/Catfield Mick A’Court  1 Gen. Det male Mixed fen near wet & dry wood  (<50 Norfolk records)
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  19/10/2020  TL79 - Methwold/Foulden Graham Geen  male gen. det.  
Epinotia caprana  18/10/2020  TG32 - Stalham/Catfield Mick A’Court  1 Gen. Det male Mixed fen near wet & dry wood  (<50 Norfolk records)
November Moth agg. Epirrita dilutata agg.  17/10/2020  TF71 - Gayton/Narborough Dr John Lines & Andrew Kerridge  Record entered by James Emerson. Not listed as agg but also no gen det details. - R. recorder (recorded as 1795) [moved JW]  
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  17/10/2020  TG13 - Baconsthorpe Andrew Wallis  Male + Female. Gen. det. A. Wallis.  
Dark Chestnut Conistra ligula  16/10/2020  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  male, gen det  
Autumnal Moth Epirrita autumnata  16/10/2020  TG13 - Baconsthorpe Andy Wallis  Female. Gen. det. A.Wallis. - R. andrew wallis  
Epinotia sordidana  14/10/2020  TG32 - Stalham/Catfield Mick A’Court  1 Gen. Det female Mixed fen near wet & dry wood  (Only 14 Norfolk records)
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  12/10/2020  TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford Stephen Vickers  Gen. Det. (Male) S. Vickers.  
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  11/10/2020  TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford Stephen Vickers  Gen. Det. (Male) S. Vickers.  
Dark Chestnut Conistra ligula  02/10/2020  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  female, gen det  
Coleophora alticolella  28/09/2020  TG13 - Baconsthorpe Andy Wallis  Male. Gen. det. A.Wallis.  
Acleris sparsana  27/09/2020  TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham Dick Jones  male, Gen. det. R E Jones  
Scrobipalpa costella  27/09/2020  TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham Dick Jones  male, Gen. det. RE Jones  
Monopis crocicapitella  22/09/2020  TF72 - Hillington/Houghton Mick A'Court   1 Gen. Det. (Male)  
Elachista consortella  22/09/2020  TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham Marcus Nash  Gen. Det. male  (Only 8 Norfolk records)
Elachista canapennella  22/09/2020  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  male, gen det  
Phyllonorycter leucographella  22/09/2020  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  male, gen det  
Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella  22/09/2020  TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham Ray Roche  Female Gen Det by Jim Hodgekinson  
Epinotia caprana  21/09/2020  TG32 - Stalham/Catfield Mick A’Court  1 Gen. Det female Mixed fen near wet & dry wood  (<50 Norfolk records)
Elachista canapennella  19/09/2020  TG13 - Baconsthorpe Andy Wallis  Male. Gen. det. A. Wallis. - R. andrew wallis  
Caryocolum marmorea  15/09/2020  TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham Dick Jones  male, Gen. det. R E Jones  
Bucculatrix cristatella  15/09/2020  TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting James Symonds  male, Gen det J Symonds  (<50 Norfolk records)
Cameraria ohridella  15/09/2020  TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting James Symonds  3x male, 2x female, Gen det J Symonds  
Homoeosoma nebulella  15/09/2020  TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting James Symonds  male, Gen det J Symonds  
Aproaerema anthyllidella  15/09/2020  TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting James Symonds  male, Gen det J Symonds  
Scrobipalpa ocellatella  15/09/2020  TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting James Symonds  female, Gen det J Symonds  (Only 6 Norfolk records)
Scrobipalpa atriplicella  15/09/2020  TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham Ray Roche  Female Gen Det by Jim Hodgekinson  (<50 Norfolk records)
Scrobipalpa atriplicella  15/09/2020  TG13 - Baconsthorpe Andy Wallis  Male. Gen det A. Wallis. - R. andrew wallis  (<50 Norfolk records)
Acleris laterana  15/09/2020  TG13 - Baconsthorpe Andy Wallis  Male. Gen det A. Wallis. - R. andrew wallis  
Mompha bradleyi  14/09/2020  TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham Jon Clifton, Ad Clifton  gen det female  (Only 9 Norfolk records)
Elachista atricomella  14/09/2020  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  male, gen det  
Elachista consortella  13/09/2020  TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham Jim Hodgkinson  Female gen det J Hodgkinson Patrick Clement agrees with id on the facebook moth dissection website.  (Only 8 Norfolk records)
Endothenia marginana  13/09/2020  TG13 - Baconsthorpe Andy Wallis  Hind wing checked + male. Gen. det. A.Wallis - R. andrew wallis  (<50 Norfolk records)
Depressaria badiella  12/09/2020  TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting James Symonds  male, Gen det J Symonds  (<50 Norfolk records)
Elachista atricomella  11/09/2020  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  male, gen det  
Ypsolopha sylvella  10/09/2020  TG11 - Drayton/Swannington James Lowen  1; gen det K Kerr  (<50 Norfolk records)
Common Rustic agg. Mesapamea secalis agg.  09/09/2020  TF71 - Gayton/Narborough Dr John Lines & Andrew Kerridge  (recorded as 2343, moved JW) Record entered by James Emerson. Not listed as agg but also no gen det details. - R. recorder  
Paraswammerdamia albicapitella  08/09/2020  TG33 - Bacton Mick A'Court   1 Gen. Det. (Female)  
Phyllonorycter coryli  08/09/2020  TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham Marcus Nash  Gen. Det. male  
Scrobipalpa acuminatella  08/09/2020  TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham Marcus Nash  Gen. Det. female  
Bactra lancealana  08/09/2020  TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham Marcus Nash  Gen. Det. female  
Elachista consortella  08/09/2020  TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham Marcus Nash  Gen. Det. female  (Only 8 Norfolk records)
Acleris laterana  08/09/2020  TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham Marcus Nash  Gen. Det. male  
Common Wainscot Mythimna pallens  08/09/2020  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  male, gen det  
Common Wainscot Mythimna pallens  08/09/2020  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  female, gen det  
Epinotia immundana  08/09/2020  TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh Dave Appleton  male, gen det  

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