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Friday, 20 June 2014

148 Nemophora degeerella Yellow Barred Longhorn

148 Nemophora degeerella  Yellow Barred Longhorn

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148 Nemophora degeerella Yellow Barred Longhorn

Wingspan 16-23 mm.

Description  The males of this longhorn moth have extremely long antennae; the females much shorter.
It is quite common over much of England and Wales, more local in Ireland. In May and June, the males can often be seen in groups, 'dancing' in the sunshine.The larvae feed on leaf litter on the ground.

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