British Moth Id's

Chris Raper triocomp at
Mon Nov 22 07:09:45 EST 1999

On 22 Nov 1999 01:58:49 -0800, NGD at WPO.NERC.AC.UK (Nick
Greatorex-Davies) wrote:

>Sandy - I can identify the first three of the four moths on your
>web-site. They are: Eremobia ochroleuca (Dusky Sallow), Hadena
>rivularis (The Campion) (I think - rather than bicruris) and Cabera
>exanthemata (Common Wave). No idea what the fourth is. Where in

Hi Nick / Sandy

How about 'Brown Rustic' (Rusina ferruginea (Esper, 1785)) for #4?
This one always got me when I was learning but the clues are the
Noctuid shape, feathered antennae and the white marks along the
leading edge of the forewing. What time of year was it caught?

Best wishes,
Chris R.

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