Rare moth rediscovered in Uk
Neil at nwjones.demon.co.uk
Mon Dec 29 13:29:13 EST 1997
There have been a number of reports in the UK press over the last few days
about the discovery of a colony of Blair's Wainscot (Sedenia buetnerii)
at a secret location in Dorset. Teh moth was formerly only known in the UK from
a site on the Isle of Wight where the colony was destroyed in the 1950's.
Many of the reports have made reference to the new Goverment in Britain led
by another Blair and to the pinkish streaks on the moths wings, a comment on
the political "colour" of the new administration.
Rather appropriately the moth feeds on a sedge and the British Prime minister
represents the people of Sedgefield in our parliament.
Neil Jones- Neil at nwjones.demon.co.uk
http://www.nwjones.demon.co.uk/ "The power of accurate observation is commonly
called cynicism by those who have not got it." George Bernard Shaw.
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