Moth - Common Nettle -Tap
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Taken at Doonfoot on 2nd October 2016 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
In macro mode.
 

Taken at Baron's Haugh on 9th September 2016 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
In macro mode.
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Taken at Baron's Haugh on 21st September 2015 using
Nikon D5200 - 18-55mm lens with Raynox DCR-250 Macro Attachment
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Moth - Common Nettle - Tap.
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:
Anthophila fabriciana.
Lepidoptera.
Choreutidae.
Larval Food:
Adult Food:
Wingspan:

Habitat:

Flies/Found:
Feature:
Mainly the Nettle family

10 - 15 mm.
Waste ground and in hedgerows and gardens where
Common Nettle grows.
May - October depending on the location.
Known in China, Russia, Korea, Japan, Afghanistan, 
Europe, the Canary Islands, Madeira and  Asia Minor.
In 2013 it was reported to be present in Canada.