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 03/07/22

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Taxon Spn Date Site (10k) Recorder Comment
Bryotropha basaltinella  30/05/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S62975e00d7c66) female gen. det. - R. Graham Geen (19 Suffolk records)
Phycitodes maritima  26/05/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S629733d32cad1) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Pammene suspectana  18/05/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6287865679ce0) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen to ARG lure (Very few Suffolk records - 5)
Pammene obscurana  18/05/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S62878660ec1d5) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen to ARG lure (Very few Suffolk records - 14)
Scrobipalpa acuminatella  17/05/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S628621a8310b7) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Pammene obscurana  17/05/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S628621bc29039) female gen. det. - R. Graham Geen (Very few Suffolk records - 14)
Pammene suspectana  16/05/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6284d12ea22b1) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen to ARG lure (Very few Suffolk records - 5)
Cnephasia communana  10/05/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S627cf9e713857) female gen. det. - R. Graham Geen (20 Suffolk records)
Pammene albuginana  10/05/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S627cf7a6a5944) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen to ARG lure (66 Suffolk records)
Pammene obscurana  10/05/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S627cf71de25f7) male gen. det. to ARG lure (Very few Suffolk records - 14)
Dichrorampha acuminatana  10/05/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S627cf9f763a78) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Pammene suspectana  09/05/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S627cf75c3a566) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen to ARG lure (Very few Suffolk records - 5)
Ocnerostoma friesei  06/05/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S62790b6b0fea8) 1 male, 1 female gen. det. - R. Graham Geen (70 Suffolk records)
Cnephasia communana  06/05/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S62790c9ae4960) female gen. det. - R. Graham Geen (20 Suffolk records)
Northern Drab Orthosia opima  06/05/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S627909ed04abb) male gen. det.  
Stigmella basiguttella  06/05/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S62790d3b7cce8) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Phyllonorycter scopariella  06/05/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S62790c0e9c2e9) female gen. det. - R. Graham Geen  (19 Suffolk records)
Cnephasia communana  03/05/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6278f5cdb3295) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen (20 Suffolk records)
Ocnerostoma friesei  02/05/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (Sb3) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen (70 Suffolk records)
Pammene obscurana  30/04/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6270fa23a4d92) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen to ARG lure (Very few Suffolk records - 14)
Ocnerostoma friesei  30/04/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6271031337da6) 2 males, 1 female gen. det. - R. Graham Geen (70 Suffolk records)
Pammene argyrana  24/04/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6270f9e37ff82) male gen. det. to Plodia lure (59 Suffolk records)
Scrobipalpa acuminatella  12/04/2022  TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles Brian Jones & Keith Knights  (S6256d1957bc6a) ID agreed by B Jones & K Knights. Also agreed that early date would rule out other similar species. No gen/det. - R. Brian Jones 
Agonopterix heracliana  10/04/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S625e82224902d) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Mompha jurassicella  21/03/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S623b0f43102ec) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen  (Very few Suffolk records - 3)
Acleris notana  18/03/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S623b0e8bee8d6) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Agonopterix ciliella  03/03/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S62335b2270e8d) males gen. det. - R. Graham Geen (15 Suffolk records)
Acleris notana  01/01/2022  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S61d44c4eacbf8) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Acleris ferrugana  31/12/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S61d44c107106a) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Northern Winter Moth Operophtera fagata  14/12/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S61bb30b39969c) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  15/11/2021  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  genitalia checked 
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  12/11/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S619246839de83) male gen. det. 
Langmaid's Yellow Underwing Noctua janthina  11/11/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S61914cce5b679) female gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Epiphyas postvittana  11/11/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S61914ce56ed4f) female gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  11/11/2021  TM48 - Beccles/Brampton Wren, Antony  gen det male 
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  11/11/2021  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  genitalia checked 
Acleris notana  09/11/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S618e7e0258813) female gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Caloptilia elongella  08/11/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S618bba1b0987f) female gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  08/11/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S618bb9e2b25ee) male gen. det. 
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  07/11/2021  TM48 - Beccles/Brampton Wren, Antony  genitalia examined 
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  30/10/2021  TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland P Follett  Genitalia examined 
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  29/10/2021  TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles Wren, Antony  gen det male 
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  27/10/2021  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  Gen detted male 
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  26/10/2021  TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland P Follett  Genitalia examined 
Autumnal Moth Epirrita autumnata  26/10/2021  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap by garages Golf cottages. Gen.det. (91 Suffolk records)
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  23/10/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6176b9b80ce13) males gen. det. 
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  23/10/2021  TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland P Follett  Genitalia examined 
Autumnal Moth Epirrita autumnata  23/10/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6176b9b805aa0) male gen. det. (91 Suffolk records)
Parornix anglicella  14/10/2021  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. 
Caloptilia honoratella  08/10/2021  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Jeff Higgott  Gen.det confirmed record. Per Raymond Watson (Very few Suffolk records - 5)
Scrobipalpa ocellatella  07/10/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6177cceb50207) females gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Acleris ferrugana  07/10/2021  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. 
Scrobipalpa ocellatella  26/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S615455e82e13b) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Caryocolum marmorea  25/09/2021  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S615b70eae9a74) Gen Det by Raymond Watson 
Monochroa hornigi  25/09/2021  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen Det (Very few Suffolk records - 7)
Scrobipalpa ocellatella  25/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S615455cea3d5b) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Aproaerema anthyllidella  24/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S615455a3c5aa5) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Phyllonorycter messaniella  24/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S615455b273789) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Elachista stabilella  24/09/2021  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on left of 5th hole by big Poplar tree + other trap at 4th fen area. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. (Very few Suffolk records - 6)
Caryocolum marmorea  20/09/2021  TM59 - Lowestoft Antony Wren  Gen det R.A.Watson 
Epinotia nisella  20/09/2021  TM59 - Lowestoft Antony Wren  Gen det R.A.Watson 
Scrobipalpa ocellatella  18/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S615455559d527) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Phyllonorycter quercifoliella  18/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S61545569b887d) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella  18/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (Sf6) female gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Elachista canapennella  17/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6154551e24d98) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Scrobipalpa ocellatella  17/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6154551109d55) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Depressaria badiella  16/09/2021  TM59 - Lowestoft Antony Wren  Gen det R.A.Watson (43 Suffolk records)
Cadra cautella  16/09/2021  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det (Very few Suffolk records - 7)
Phyllonorycter spinicolella  15/09/2021  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen Det 
Nemapogon granella  13/09/2021  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen Det (Very few Suffolk records - 5)
Elachista canapennella  12/09/2021  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. 
Anacampsis populella  12/09/2021  TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich Antony Wren  Gen det R.A.Watson (24 Suffolk records)
Oegoconia quadripuncta  11/09/2021  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  Gen det m (40 Suffolk records)
Elachista alpinella  10/09/2021  TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles Wren, Antony  gen det M (Very few Suffolk records - 6)
Scrobipalpa ocellatella  09/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S615454f48f595) female gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella  08/09/2021  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen Det 
Zimmermannia atrifrontella  08/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6177ccaaec305) male gen. det. (25 Suffolk records)
Caryocolum marmorea  08/09/2021  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. New to site. 
Scrobipalpa ocellatella  08/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6151d0b75f332) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Phyllonorycter salicicolella  08/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6151d0d6193c3) female gen. det. - R. Graham Geen (20 Suffolk records)
Tuta absoluta  08/09/2021  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S615b4fafb2bde) Gen det and ID by raymond watson  (31 Suffolk records)
Bryotropha affinis  08/09/2021  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  30w twin actinic in garden by greenhouse + 125w trap by garages Golf cottages. 1 dissected, a male, gen.det N.Sherman. 
Phyllonorycter quercifoliella  08/09/2021  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. 
Caloptilia robustella  07/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6151cff9ed9ef) female gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Acleris laterana  07/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6151d00e237e8) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Pandemis cinnamomeana  06/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6151ce89a30c6) female gen. det. - R. Graham Geen (42 Suffolk records)
Caryocolum alsinella  06/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6151ced4ca7af) male gen. det.An unexpected capture, perhaps it has colonised the Brecks, there is plenty of common mouse-ear here? (Very few Suffolk records - 12)
Phyllonorycter rajella  06/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6151cebe6bd73) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen (81 Suffolk records)
Bryotropha basaltinella  05/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6151cca080fd6) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen (19 Suffolk records)
Grey Dagger Acronicta psi  05/09/2021  TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland P Follett  Genitalia checked 
Grey Dagger Acronicta psi  04/09/2021  TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland P Follett  Genitalia examined 
Trifurcula immundella  03/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6151cc5557813) female gen. det. - R. Graham Geen (Very few Suffolk records - 13)
Grey Dagger Acronicta psi  03/09/2021  TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland P Follett  Genitalia examined 
Ocnerostoma friesei  03/09/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6151cc41f2d45) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen (70 Suffolk records)
Haplotinea insectella  02/09/2021  TM37 - Halesworth Raymond A Watson  Gen det. (Very few Suffolk records - 7)
Grey Dagger Acronicta psi  02/09/2021  TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland P Follett  Genitalia examined 
Parornix devoniella  01/09/2021  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Female, gen.det N.Sherman. 
Hoary Footman Eilema caniola  31/08/2021  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  30w twin actinic trap in garden by greenhouse + 125w trap by garages Golf cottages. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. First site record. (19 Suffolk records)
Coleophora lineolea  30/08/2021  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. 
Phyllonorycter klemannella  30/08/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S61507a3a3972c) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen (61 Suffolk records)
     
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