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.

 

Latest Specimen Determination - Listed by Specimen Date - Last Updated 05/01/20

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Taxon Spn Date Site (10k) Recorder Comment
Aproaerema larseniella  20/07/2019  TL77 - Mildenhall Peter Lack  Gen det Graham Geen. (16 Suffolk records)
Bryotropha basaltinella  17/06/2019  TL77 - Mildenhall Peter Lack  Gen.det. Graham Geen (Very few Suffolk records - 8)
Aproaerema anthyllidella  24/05/2019  TL77 - Mildenhall Peter Lack  Gen.det. Graham Geen 
Bryotropha terrella  2019  TM14 - Ipswich Patrick, Eric (Mr E)  Found inside building where lights left on and windows partially open. Gen. det. N. Sherman, a male. 
Langmaid's Yellow Underwing Noctua janthina  29/11/2018  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  Gen Det female (no eggs) by Jon Cliton (56 Suffolk records)
Caloptilia hemidactylella  22/11/2018  TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland P Follett  Photographed and Gen.det by R.Watson (20 Suffolk records)
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  16/11/2018  TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich Follett, P. & Wren, A.  Genitalia checked 
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  06/11/2018  TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland P Follett  Photographed, Genitalia disected 
Acleris ferrugana  03/11/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. 
Cadra cautella  21/10/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Found in house at 2 Golf cottages. Male, gen det N Sherman. (Very few Suffolk records - 5)
Acleris comariana  21/10/2018  TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland P Follett  Photographed and Gen.det by R.Watson (94 Suffolk records)
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  20/10/2018  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  gen det male Peter Follett 
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  17/10/2018  TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland P Follett  Photographed, retained for genitalia examination.Genitalia checked. 
Caloptilia betulicola  13/10/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (55 Suffolk records)
Coleophora versurella  10/10/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen det N Sherman. (77 Suffolk records)
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  10/10/2018  TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich Follett, P. & Wren, A.  Photographed, Genitalia checked. 
Acleris comariana  01/10/2018  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  Gen det by Raymond Wtson 11.12.18 (94 Suffolk records)
Coleophora versurella  16/09/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (77 Suffolk records)
Coleophora versurella  15/09/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (77 Suffolk records)
Coleophora asteris  15/09/2018  TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich Suffolk Moth Group  Traps run both sides of road covering the grassland and reedbed areas. Sugar patches and wine ropes also used. Female, gen det N.Sherman. (Very few Suffolk records - 5)
Dichrorampha simpliciana  14/09/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. 
Dichrorampha simpliciana  09/09/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. 
Spilonota laricana  09/09/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (23 Suffolk records)
Coleophora versurella  08/09/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (77 Suffolk records)
Dichrorampha plumbana  08/09/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (Very few Suffolk records - 9)
Phyllonorycter spinicolella  07/09/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. 
Coleophora versurella  04/09/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (77 Suffolk records)
Acleris emargana  01/09/2018  TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland P Follett  Photographed and Gen.det by R.Watson 
Dioryctria simplicella  30/08/2018  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  gen det Raymond Watson 
Coleophora versurella  27/08/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (77 Suffolk records)
Glyphipterix equitella  27/08/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (Very few Suffolk records - 5)
Coleophora argentula  22/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen det N Sherman. 
Phycitodes maritima  22/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen det N Sherman. 
Lathronympha strigana  21/08/2018  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. 
Cochylimorpha straminea  21/08/2018  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (68 Suffolk records)
Bactra lancealana  21/08/2018  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. 
Trifurcula squamatella  21/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap in garden by greenhouse + other by garages 2 Golf cottages. Male, gen det N Sherman. (Very few Suffolk records - 13)
Endothenia marginana  21/08/2018  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (Very few Suffolk records - 8)
Cadra cautella  21/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Found in house at 2 Golf cottages. Male, gen det N Sherman. (Very few Suffolk records - 5)
Monochroa hornigi  20/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  20w WEM trap and 125w Robinson trap along l/s 5th fairway near Aspen trees. Male, gen det N Sherman. (Very few Suffolk records - 2)
Coleophora saxicolella  20/08/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (37 Suffolk records)
Coleophora versurella  20/08/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (77 Suffolk records)
Coleophora trochilella  20/08/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (62 Suffolk records)
Anacampsis populella  20/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  20w WEM trap and 125w Robinson trap along l/s 5th fairway near Aspen trees. Gen det N.Sherman (20 Suffolk records)
Endothenia gentianaeana  19/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen det N Sherman. (85 Suffolk records)
Coleophora sternipennella  19/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Female, gen det N Sherman. (40 Suffolk records)
Coleophora saxicolella  19/08/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (37 Suffolk records)
Eucosma obumbratana  19/08/2018  TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell Paul Bryant  I'd conf by Neil Sherman. No Gen Det Req'd 
Coleophora trochilella  19/08/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (62 Suffolk records)
Endothenia oblongana  19/08/2018  TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell Paul Bryant  Gen Det - N Sherman (Dec 2018). Male. (26 Suffolk records)
Coleophora saxicolella  18/08/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (37 Suffolk records)
Coleophora versurella  18/08/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (77 Suffolk records)
Coleophora trochilella  18/08/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (62 Suffolk records)
Trifurcula squamatella  18/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap in garden by greenhouse + other by garages 2 Golf cottages. Male, gen det N Sherman. (Very few Suffolk records - 13)
Ectoedemia atrifrontella  18/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen det N Sherman. (20 Suffolk records)
Coleophora sternipennella  18/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Female, gen det N Sherman. (40 Suffolk records)
Coleophora alcyonipennella  18/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen det N Sherman. 
Ectoedemia atrifrontella  18/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Female, gen det N Sherman. (20 Suffolk records)
Coleophora therinella  18/08/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (28 Suffolk records)
Coleophora lineolea  17/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen det N Sherman. 
Lobesia littoralis  17/08/2018  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  gen det raymond watson (44 Suffolk records)
Coleophora saxicolella  17/08/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (37 Suffolk records)
Coleophora peribenanderi  14/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry. Male, gen det N Sherman. (48 Suffolk records)
Coleophora versurella  14/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap by garages 2 Golf cottages. Male, gen det N Sherman. (77 Suffolk records)
Stigmella samiatella  12/08/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (98 Suffolk records)
Coleophora versurella  12/08/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (77 Suffolk records)
Coleophora saxicolella  12/08/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (37 Suffolk records)
Phycitodes saxicola  12/08/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (21 Suffolk records)
Phyllonorycter klemannella  11/08/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. (48 Suffolk records)
Saltern Ear Amphipoea fucosa  11/08/2018  TM44 - Orford Ness Suffolk Moth Group  Traps run around the Information centre buildings. One moth dissected, a male gen det N.Sherman. (17 Suffolk records)
Scrobipalpa acuminatella  11/08/2018  TM44 - Orford Ness Suffolk Moth Group  Traps run around the Information centre buildings. Male, gen det N.Sherman. 
Coleophora saxicolella  11/08/2018  TM44 - Orford Ness Suffolk Moth Group  Traps run around Holm oaks on edge of saltmarsh. Gen.det by Graham Geen. Male. (37 Suffolk records)
Coleophora atriplicis  11/08/2018  TM44 - Orford Ness Suffolk Moth Group  Traps run around Holm oaks on edge of saltmarsh. Gen.det by Graham Geen. Male. (Very few Suffolk records - 10)
Scrobipalpa ocellatella  11/08/2018  TM44 - Orford Ness Suffolk Moth Group  Traps run around Holm oaks on edge of saltmarsh. Gen.det by Graham Geen. Male. (Very few Suffolk records - 13)
Scrobipalpa nitentella  11/08/2018  TM44 - Orford Ness Suffolk Moth Group  Traps run around Holm oaks on edge of saltmarsh. Gen.det by Graham Geen. Male. (31 Suffolk records)
Coleophora salinella  11/08/2018  TM44 - Orford Ness Suffolk Moth Group  Traps run around Holm oaks on edge of saltmarsh. Gen.det by Graham Geen. Male. (17 Suffolk records)
Scrobipalpa acuminatella  11/08/2018  TM44 - Orford Ness Suffolk Moth Group  Traps run around the Information centre buildings. Male, gen det N.Sherman. 
Bryotropha senectella  11/08/2018  TM44 - Orford Ness Suffolk Moth Group  Traps run around Holm oaks on edge of saltmarsh. Gen.det by Graham Geen. Male. 
Coleophora saxicolella  11/08/2018  TM44 - Orford Ness Suffolk Moth Group  Traps run around the Information centre buildings. Male, gen det N.Sherman. (37 Suffolk records)
Bucculatrix bechsteinella  08/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap in garden by greenhouse + other by garages 2 Golf cottages. One was female, gen det N Sherman. 
Bucculatrix albedinella  08/08/2018  TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell Paul Bryant  Gen Det - N Sherman (Dec 2018). Male. (69 Suffolk records)
Parornix torquillella  08/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap in garden by greenhouse + other by garages 2 Golf cottages. Male, gen det N Sherman. (77 Suffolk records)
Coleophora peribenanderi  08/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap in garden by greenhouse + other by garages 2 Golf cottages. Male, gen det N Sherman. (48 Suffolk records)
Dichrorampha acuminatana  08/08/2018  TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell Paul Bryant  I'd conf by Neil Sherman. No Gen Det Req'd 
Coleophora saxicolella  07/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 17th. Male, gen det N Sherman. (37 Suffolk records)
Ectoedemia atrifrontella  07/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap by garages 2 Golf cottages. Male, gen det N Sherman. (20 Suffolk records)
Coleophora versurella  06/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen det N Sherman. (77 Suffolk records)
Coleophora saxicolella  06/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen det N Sherman. (37 Suffolk records)
Caloptilia alchimiella  05/08/2018  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond Watson  Gen. Det. Confirmed record. 
Parornix torquillella  03/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap behind practice area beside reedbed area by small lake. Female, gen det N Sherman. (77 Suffolk records)
Ear Moth Amphipoea oculea  03/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen det N Sherman. 
Maple Pug Eupithecia inturbata  03/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen det N.Sherman. 
Caryocolum fraternella  03/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen det N Sherman. (Very few Suffolk records - 11)
Ptocheuusa paupella  03/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap in garden by greenhouse 2 Golf cottages. Female, gen det N Sherman. (17 Suffolk records)
Parornix torquillella  02/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Female, gen det N Sherman. (77 Suffolk records)
Coleophora aestuariella  02/08/2018  TM44 - Orford Ness Raymond Watson  2x 125w traps used. Gen det. confirmed record. (Very few Suffolk records - 3)
Coleophora adspersella  02/08/2018  TM44 - Orford Ness Raymond Watson  2x 125w traps used. Gen det. confirmed record. (17 Suffolk records)
Coleophora salinella  02/08/2018  TM44 - Orford Ness Raymond Watson  2x 125w traps used. Gen det. confirmed record. (17 Suffolk records)
Coleophora versurella  02/08/2018  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen det N Sherman. (77 Suffolk records)
Phycitodes saxicola  02/08/2018  TM44 - Orford Ness Raymond Watson  2x 125w traps used. Gen det. confirmed record. (21 Suffolk records)
     
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