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 17/01/21

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Taxon Spn Date Site (10k) Recorder Comment
Acleris ferrugana  17/11/2020  TM48 - Beccles/Brampton Follett, P. & Wren, A.  Gen.detted 
Tuta absoluta  08/11/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap in garden by greenhouse Golf cottages. Male, gen. det. N.Sherman. New to site. (Very few Suffolk records - 14)
Mompha jurassicella  01/11/2020  TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell Joe Myers  (S5fba28b941832) -ExpRec Female, confirmed by gen.det. Checked by N.Sherman also.  (Only Suffolk record)
Caloptilia honoratella  30/10/2020  TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell Paul Bryant  Gen. Det (N Sherman, Dec 2020) (Very few Suffolk records - 2)
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  28/10/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5fbe5cc885b3e) Gen Det and ID by Raymond Watson 
Mompha bradleyi  23/10/2020  TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell Joe Myers  (S5f99ecb889b56) Gen det done, female. -ExpRec (Very few Suffolk records - 3)
Scrobipalpa ocellatella  21/10/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  30w twin actinic trap in garden by greenhouse + 125w Robinson trap by garages Golf cottages. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. (34 Suffolk records)
November Moth Epirrita dilutata  19/10/2020  TM48 - Beccles/Brampton Wren, Antony  genitalia checked 
Scrobipalpa ocellatella  22/09/2020  TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell Joe Myers  (S5fbcddf949076) Male, gen det James Symonds (34 Suffolk records)
Scrobipalpa ocellatella  22/09/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5fbe5d5340948) Gen Det by Raymond Watson (34 Suffolk records)
Scrobipalpa ocellatella  21/09/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5fbe5d2d78e63) Gen Det by Raymond Watson (34 Suffolk records)
Elachista consortella  19/09/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap at back of 15th green + on left side of 15th under Oak trees. Male, gen det N.Sherman. (Very few Suffolk records - 3)
Ectoedemia louisella  19/09/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap at back of 15th green + on left side of 15th under Oak trees. Female, gen det N.Sherman. (40 Suffolk records)
Scrobipalpa ocellatella  17/09/2020  TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley Mike Prentice  (S5f6dd8b0dfed0) Gen det Raymond Watson (34 Suffolk records)
Depressaria badiella  15/09/2020  TL77 - Mildenhall Peter Lack  Male, gen.det. (32 Suffolk records)
Scrobipalpa atriplicella  14/09/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f671af11b632) ID and Gen Det by Raymond Watson  (15 Suffolk records)
Phyllonorycter maestingella  08/09/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f6dd805e66e6) ID and Gen Det by Raymond Watson 
Ectoedemia atrifrontella  08/09/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap at 2nd carry + other at 18th carry. Female, gen.det N.Sherman. (24 Suffolk records)
Phyllonorycter messaniella  08/09/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f6dd7d67f7b5) ID and Gen Det by Raymond Watson 
Stigmella atricapitella  08/09/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f6dd82d913f8) ID and Gen Det by Raymond Watson 
Stigmella samiatella  08/09/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f6dd8480a10b) ID and Gen Det by Raymond Watson 
Bactra lancealana  08/09/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap at 2nd carry + other at 18th carry. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. 
Stigmella atricapitella  07/09/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f6dd79fca767) ID and gen det by Raymond Watson 
Phyllonorycter rajella  07/09/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f6dd7875e8ab) ID and gen det by Raymond Watson (70 Suffolk records)
Scrobipalpa ocellatella  04/09/2020  TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland Peter Follett  Gen det done by Jonathan Newman (34 Suffolk records)
Scrobipalpa ocellatella  03/09/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Gary Lowe  (S5f5a4d48db30b) Gen.det by RAW.  (34 Suffolk records)
Coleophora versurella  03/09/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Gary Lowe  (S5f5a4d2a8cbfa) Gen.det by RAW.  (86 Suffolk records)
Triple-spotted Pug Eupithecia trisignaria  29/08/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f4e7263336b2) Gen Det and ID by Raymond Watson (59 Suffolk records)
Acleris laterana  29/08/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f4e72718fd24) Gen Det and ID by Raymond Watson 
Scrobipalpa ocellatella  27/08/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap by garages Golf cottages. Female, gen.det N.Sherman. (34 Suffolk records)
Bryotropha affinis  20/08/2020  TL77 - Mildenhall Peter Lack  Male, gen.det. 
Bryotropha affinis  19/08/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap in garden by greenhouse + other by garages Golf cottages. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. 
Coleophora saxicolella  17/08/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f4e72255b3c4) Gen Det and ID by Raymond Watson (39 Suffolk records)
Bucculatrix ulmella  17/08/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f4e7215d5f7e) Gen Det and ID by Raymond Watson 
Parornix torquillella  15/08/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston Suffolk Moth Group  9x moth traps run in wet meadows plus wine ropes put out along boundary hedge. Male, gen det John Chainey. (82 Suffolk records)
Coleophora asteris  15/08/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston Suffolk Moth Group  9x moth traps run in wet meadows plus wine ropes put out along boundary hedge. Female, gen det John Chainey. (Very few Suffolk records - 6)
Coleophora saxicolella  15/08/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston Suffolk Moth Group  9x moth traps run in wet meadows plus wine ropes put out along boundary hedge. Female, gen det John Chainey. (39 Suffolk records)
Swammerdamia caesiella  15/08/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston Suffolk Moth Group  9x moth traps run in wet meadows plus wine ropes put out along boundary hedge. Female, gen det John Chainey. 
Coleophora alcyonipennella  14/08/2020  TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell Paul Bryant  Gen. Det (N Sherman, Dec 2020) 
Bryotropha affinis  12/08/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap in garden by greenhouse + other by garages Golf cottages. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. 
Tinea columbariella  10/08/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f4e716422a6b) Gen Det and ID by Raymond Watson (Very few Suffolk records - 12)
Parornix torquillella  10/08/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f4e71b176332) Gen Det and ID by Raymond Watson (82 Suffolk records)
Phyllonorycter lautella  10/08/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f4e71836cefa) Gen Det and ID by Raymond Watson (27 Suffolk records)
Coleophora versurella  10/08/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f4e71d4424b3) Gen Det and ID by Raymond Watson (86 Suffolk records)
Niditinea striolella  10/08/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap in garden by greenhouse + other by garages Golf cottages. Female, gen.det N.Sherman. (Very few Suffolk records - 4)
Oegoconia deauratella  10/08/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f4e71c74eb53) Gen Det and ID by Raymond Watson (59 Suffolk records)
Cochylidia implicitana  10/08/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f4e719d5f1ea) Gen Det and ID by Raymond Watson 
Eudemis profundana  07/08/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap by fen area behind 4th green + other by 15th reedbed area. Female, gen.det N.Sherman. 
Coleophora salinella  07/08/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap by fen area behind 4th green + other by 15th reedbed area. Female, gen.det N.Sherman. (19 Suffolk records)
Elachista canapennella  07/08/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap by fen area behind 4th green + other by 15th reedbed area. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. 
Coleophora salicorniae  07/08/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap by fen area behind 4th green + other by 15th reedbed area. 3x Males, gen.det N.Sherman. (97 Suffolk records)
Coleophora flavipennella  07/08/2020  TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell Paul Bryant  Gen. Det (N Sherman, Dec 2020) (32 Suffolk records)
Coleophora taeniipennella  07/08/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap by fen area behind 4th green + other by 15th reedbed area. 2x males, gen.det N.Sherman. (35 Suffolk records)
Saltern Ear Amphipoea fucosa  07/08/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap by fen area behind 4th green + other by 15th reedbed area. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. 
Coleophora argentula  05/08/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Gary Lowe  (S5f3a63fb08756) Gen.det by Raymond Watson.  
Parornix torquillella  05/08/2020  TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell Paul Bryant  Gen. Det (N Sherman, Dec 2020) (82 Suffolk records)
Parornix fagivora  05/08/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Gary Lowe  (S5f3a6406a422f) Gen.det by Raymond Watson.  (Very few Suffolk records - 13)
Stigmella obliquella  05/08/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Gary Lowe  (S5f3a63e7bf507) Gen.det by Raymond Watson. (58 Suffolk records)
Parornix torquillella  05/08/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Gary Lowe  (S5f3a6418a9f80) Gen.det by Raymond Watson.  (82 Suffolk records)
Parornix betulae  05/08/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Gary Lowe  (S5f3a6446a6a91) Gen.det by Raymond Watson.  (86 Suffolk records)
Bryotropha senectella  05/08/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. 
Dichrorampha acuminatana  04/08/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap in garden by greenhouse + other by garages Golf cottages. Female, gen.det N.Sherman. 
Eudemis profundana  04/08/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap in garden by greenhouse + other by garages Golf cottages. Female, gen.det N.Sherman. 
Oegoconia quadripuncta  04/08/2020  TL77 - Mildenhall Peter Lack  Gen.det (23 Suffolk records)
Parornix scoticella  02/08/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f2d909658536) ID and Gen Det by Raymond Watson  (Very few Suffolk records - 10)
Coleophora lineolea  02/08/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f2d90b6a58f3) ID and Gen Det by Raymond Watson 
Ectoedemia louisella  31/07/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  125w Skinner trap in graden by greenhouse + 125w Robinson trap by garages Golf cottages. Female, gen.det N.Sherman. (40 Suffolk records)
Saltern Ear Amphipoea fucosa  31/07/2020  TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich Follett, P. & Wren, A.  Genitalia examined after dissection of both. 
Bucculatrix ulmella  31/07/2020  TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell Joe Myers  (S5fba9e6bba6cc) Gen det James Symonds, 1M 1F 
Elachista freyerella  31/07/2020  TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell Paul Bryant  Gen. Det (N Sherman, Dec 2020) (15 Suffolk records)
Coleophora versurella  30/07/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 3rd green. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. (86 Suffolk records)
Grey Dagger Acronicta psi  30/07/2020  TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland Peter Follett  Genitalia examined 
Coleophora coracipennella  29/07/2020  TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell Paul Bryant  Gen. Det (N Sherman, Dec 2020) (Very few Suffolk records - 7)
Grey Dagger Acronicta psi  28/07/2020  TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland Peter Follett  Genitalia examined. 
Grey Dagger Acronicta psi  27/07/2020  TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland Peter Follett  All Genitalia exmined 
Common Rustic Mesapamea secalis  26/07/2020  TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland Peter Follett  Dissected and genitalia examined 
Bryotropha affinis  23/07/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap in garden by greenhouse + other by garages Golf cottages. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. 
Coleophora trifolii  23/07/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap in garden by greenhouse + other by garages Golf cottages. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. (79 Suffolk records)
Dystebenna stephensi  22/07/2020  TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell Paul Bryant  Gen. Det (N Sherman, Dec 2020) (Very few Suffolk records - 12)
Dichrorampha petiverella  22/07/2020  TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell Paul Bryant  Gen. Det (N Sherman, Dec 2020) (80 Suffolk records)
Dichrorampha flavidorsana  22/07/2020  TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell Paul Bryant  Gen. Det (N Sherman, Dec 2020) (Very few Suffolk records - 4)
Cnephasia pasiuana  20/07/2020  TL86 - Bury St Edmunds Peter Lack  Female, Gen. Det. (Very few Suffolk records - 13)
Parornix carpinella  18/07/2020  TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook Mark Nowers  (S5f2e95051cd45) - R. Marknowers Gen Det Raymond Watson (Very few Suffolk records - 2)
Bohemannia quadrimaculella  18/07/2020  TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell Paul Bryant  Gen. Det (N Sherman, Dec 2020) (Very few Suffolk records - 4)
Coleophora mayrella  17/07/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap by garages Golf cottages. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. 
Scrobipalpa instabilella  16/07/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Swept from saltmarsh vegetation. Females, gen.det N.Sherman. (34 Suffolk records)
Scrobipalpa salicorniae  16/07/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Swept from saltmarsh vegetation. Male, gen det John Chainey. (Very few Suffolk records - 5)
Coleophora deviella  16/07/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Swept from saltmarsh vegetation. Males, 1 gen det John Chainey, 3 gen det N.Sherman. (Very few Suffolk records - 9)
Coleophora glaucicolella  16/07/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Female, gen.det N.Sherman. (52 Suffolk records)
Scrobipalpa nitentella  16/07/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Swept from saltmarsh vegetation. Female, gen det John Chainey. (46 Suffolk records)
Coleophora salinella  16/07/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Swept from saltmarsh vegetation. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. (19 Suffolk records)
Rufous Minor Oligia versicolor  16/07/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f14364bd1c68) Gen Det by Raymond 
Scrobipalpa nitentella  16/07/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f) Gen Det by Raymond (46 Suffolk records)
Coleophora caespititiella  16/07/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry + other on track to 17th green. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. (79 Suffolk records)
Scrobipalpa samadensis  16/07/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Swept from saltmarsh vegetation. Female, gen.det N.Sherman. (Very few Suffolk records - 9)
Niditinea striolella  16/07/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S5f14368561c83) Gen Det by Raymond (Very few Suffolk records - 4)
Coleophora lutipennella  13/07/2020  TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham Neil Sherman  Trap on track to 2nd carry. Male, gen.det N.Sherman. (45 Suffolk records)
Cnephasia genitalana  09/07/2020  TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook Mark Nowers  (S5f0b574408f6d) female - gen det (65 Suffolk records)
Oegoconia deauratella  08/07/2020  TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook Mark Nowers  (S5f0b5708dddac) gen det (59 Suffolk records)
Oegoconia quadripuncta  06/07/2020  TL87 - Barnham/West Stow Peter Lack  Gen.det (23 Suffolk records)
     
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