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 Record Upload Date - Last Updated 03/04/21

[ List by Specimen Date | List by Record Uploaded ]

Taxon Spn Date Site (10k) Recorder Comment
Lesser Common Rustic Mesapamea didyma  25/07/2019  TL76 - Kentford/Dalham Bob Palmer  Gen.det (50 Suffolk records)
Lesser Common Rustic Mesapamea didyma  03/08/2018  TL76 - Kentford/Dalham Bob Palmer  Gen.det (50 Suffolk records)
Common Rustic Mesapamea secalis  07/08/2019  TL76 - Kentford/Dalham Bob Palmer  Gen.det 
Saltern Ear Amphipoea fucosa  27/08/2005  TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich Goff, Roy (Mr R)  Re-determined to Saltern Ear from Large Ear on examination of the genitalia 
Common Rustic Mesapamea secalis  06/08/2018  TL76 - Kentford/Dalham Bob Palmer  Gen.det 
Common Rustic Mesapamea secalis  13/08/2019  TL76 - Kentford/Dalham Bob Palmer  Gen.det 
Lesser Common Rustic Mesapamea didyma  05/09/2018  TL76 - Kentford/Dalham Bob Palmer  Gen.det (50 Suffolk records)
Common Rustic Mesapamea secalis  17/08/2019  TL76 - Kentford/Dalham Bob Palmer  Gen.det 
Acleris ferrugana  20/02/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6033e8626cb0f) 1 male, 1 female gen. det. - R. Graham Geen  
Acleris ferrugana  21/02/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6034e89abf71e) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Agonopterix scopariella  21/02/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6034e86e9e25d) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Scrobipalpa salicorniae  02/08/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston Stuart Sharp  Gen det (Steve Palmer) (Very few Suffolk records - 13)
Agonopterix scopariella  20/02/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6033e879ab600) male gen. det. - R. Graham Geen  
Acleris schalleriana  20/02/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6033e826a21a7) female gen. det. - R. Graham Geen (60 Suffolk records)
Agonopterix heracliana  21/02/2021  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Graham And Zoe Geen  (S6034e889c1654) female gen. det. - R. Graham Geen 
Oegoconia quadripuncta  07/07/2014  TM23 - Felixstowe/Landguard Point Nigel Odin  Record added after review of Landguard list and records in 2021. Gen.det. (24 Suffolk records)
Freyer's Pug Eupithecia intricata arceuthata  26/06/1993  TM26 - Framlingham/Dennington Hall, Peter (Mr P)  Specimen retained ID confirmed by examination of genitalia 
Saltern Ear Amphipoea fucosa  04/08/2009  TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell Bryant, Paul (Mr P)  (Conf by gen det Dec 2012 ? J.Clifton) 
Saltern Ear Amphipoea fucosa  12/08/2000  TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich Sherman, Neil (Mr N), Bull, G, Prichard, T  JC gen det 
Endothenia oblongana  30/07/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston John Chainey, Jenny Spence, Dave Hatton  genitalia checked (55 Suffolk records)
Coleophora salicorniae  30/07/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston John Chainey, Jenny Spence, Dave Hatton  Male and female noted. genitalia checked 
Acleris ferrugana  18/11/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S600c2d2ed6ac8) Gen Det and photo by Raymond Watson  
Caloptilia robustella  30/07/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston John Chainey, Jenny Spence, Dave Hatton  genitalia checked 
Acleris ferrugana  14/12/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S600c23c1a13eb) Gen Det by Raymond Watson 
Acleris ferrugana  07/11/2020  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Helen McClennon-Warnock  (S600c2c8e6770a) Gen Det and photo by Raymond Watson  
Scrobipalpa atriplicella  30/07/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston John Chainey, Jenny Spence, Dave Hatton  genitalia checked (16 Suffolk records)
Ear Moth Amphipoea oculea  01/08/2020  TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich Clarke, Dr J.H.  Gen det 
Phyllonorycter klemannella  30/07/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston John Chainey, Jenny Spence, Dave Hatton  genitalia checked (57 Suffolk records)
Oegoconia deauratella  30/07/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston John Chainey, Jenny Spence, Dave Hatton  genitalia checked (61 Suffolk records)
Parornix torquillella  30/07/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston John Chainey, Jenny Spence, Dave Hatton  genitalia checked (85 Suffolk records)
Coleophora flavipennella  25/06/2020  TM14 - Ipswich Eric Patrick  Found inside building where lights left on and windows partially open. Gen. det. (34 Suffolk records)
Coleophora laricella  25/05/2020  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Chris Lewis  Gen Det (43 Suffolk records)
Anacampsis blattariella  03/09/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston Chris Lewis & Ben Lewis  Gen Det (86 Suffolk records)
Parornix betulae  08/09/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det (87 Suffolk records)
Eudonia mercurella  03/09/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston Chris Lewis & Ben Lewis  Gen Det 
Anarsia spartiella  11/06/2020  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Chris Lewis  Gen Det 
Parornix anglicella  15/06/2020  TM14 - Ipswich Eric Patrick  Found inside building where lights left on and windows partially open. Gen. det. 
Blastobasis adustella  03/09/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston Chris Lewis & Ben Lewis  Gen Det 
Oegoconia caradjai  21/06/2020  TM14 - Ipswich Eric Patrick  Found inside building where lights left on and windows partially open. Gen. det. (39 Suffolk records)
Teleiopsis diffinis  03/09/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston Chris Lewis & Ben Lewis  Gen Det 
Phyllonorycter scopariella  25/05/2020  TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath Chris Lewis  Beaten from Broom. Gen Det (Very few Suffolk records - 14)
Scrobipalpa ocellatella  03/09/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston Chris Lewis & Ben Lewis  Gen Det (67 Suffolk records)
Swammerdamia caesiella  08/09/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det 
Oegoconia quadripuncta  27/07/2020  TM14 - Ipswich Eric Patrick  Found inside building where lights left on and windows partially open. Gen. det. (24 Suffolk records)
Coleophora alcyonipennella  08/09/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det 
Scythris potentillella  25/05/2020  TL77 - Mildenhall Chris Lewis  Gen Det (Very few Suffolk records - 11)
Stigmella samiatella  08/09/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det 
Coleophora alcyonipennella  03/09/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston Chris Lewis & Ben Lewis  Gen Det 
Caloptilia alchimiella  08/09/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det 
Cnephasia asseclana  15/06/2020  TM14 - Ipswich Eric Patrick  Found inside building where lights left on and windows partially open. Gen. det. (91 Suffolk records)
Elachista canapennella  03/09/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston Chris Lewis & Ben Lewis  Gen Det 
Scrobipalpa ocellatella  04/09/2020  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  Gen det female (67 Suffolk records)
Agonopterix ciliella  15/05/2020  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  Gen det male (Very few Suffolk records - 14)
Grey Dagger Acronicta psi  16/07/2020  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  Genitalia checked 
Grey Dagger Acronicta psi  29/04/2020  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  Male, genitalia checked and photographed under a microscope by Peter 
Phyllocnistis xenia  29/07/2020  TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe Matthew Deans  (S6001ff6909fcd) Gen. det. G. Smith (93 Suffolk records)
Cochylis hybridella  03/09/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston Chris Lewis & Ben Lewis  Gen Det 
Coleophora siccifolia  27/06/2015  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Raymond A Watson  (S5ff1e232f40d9) Gen det on web site male (Very few Suffolk records - 7)
Carpatolechia fugitivella  27/06/2015  TM35 - Snape/Tunstall Raymond A Watson  (S5ffb3d16f037c) Gen det (30 Suffolk records)
Caloptilia semifascia  05/08/2020  TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe Matthew Deans  (S600211aa459c4) Gen. det. G. Smith 
Aroga velocella  03/09/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston Chris Lewis & Ben Lewis  Gen Det 
Scrobipalpa ocellatella  08/09/2020  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  Gen Det (67 Suffolk records)
Platyptilia gonodactyla  11/08/2020  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  Female, gen det Johnathan Newman (73 Suffolk records)
Oxyptilus distans  29/07/2020  TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe Matthew Deans  (S6001ff7083fed) Gen. det. G. Smith 
Cochylidia implicitana  03/09/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston Chris Lewis & Ben Lewis  Gen Det 
Phyllonorycter klemannella  03/09/2020  TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston Chris Lewis & Ben Lewis  Gen Det (57 Suffolk records)
Phycitodes maritima  16/08/2020  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  Gen det male 
Grey Dagger Acronicta psi  13/07/2020  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  Genitalia checked and photographed 
Dichrorampha flavidorsana  27/06/2020  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  Gen det male. Netted off Tansy (Very few Suffolk records - 5)
Ephestia woodiella  06/09/2020  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  Gen det male 
Caloptilia honoratella  29/07/2020  TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe Matthew Deans  (S6001ff59d6787) Gen. det. G. Smith (Very few Suffolk records - 3)
Grey Dagger Acronicta psi  14/07/2020  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  Gen det male 
Agonopterix heracliana  18/03/2020  TM59 - Lowestoft Wren, Antony  Gen det Peter Follett 
Pale November Moth Epirrita christyi  21/10/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det (60 Suffolk records)
Coleophora lutipennella  16/07/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det (48 Suffolk records)
Stigmella samiatella  05/08/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det 
Coleophora lineolea  24/05/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det 
Coleophora lassella  21/05/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det (Very few Suffolk records - 8)
Pseudococcyx turionella  24/05/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det (18 Suffolk records)
Phyllonorycter spinicolella  06/07/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det 
Six-spot Burnet Zygaena filipendulae  31/07/2013  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  (S5fe5cc84d36b0) Found drowned in wheelbarrow. Gen det on web site 
Bryotropha terrella  16/07/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det 
Parornix anglicella  12/06/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det 
Stigmella samiatella  15/09/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det 
Teleiodes vulgella  23/07/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det 
Coleophora anatipennella  06/07/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det (27 Suffolk records)
Dioryctria simplicella  22/08/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det 
Dichrorampha acuminatana  30/08/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det 
Coleophora saxicolella  05/08/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det (42 Suffolk records)
Phyllonorycter messaniella  16/07/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det 
Cnephasia stephensiana  31/05/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det 
Coleophora lutipennella  29/07/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det (48 Suffolk records)
Saltern Ear Amphipoea fucosa  09/08/2012  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  (S5fe5d2ebe78ac) Gen det on web site 
Stigmella samiatella  26/05/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det 
Scrobipalpa acuminatella  05/08/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det 
Coptotriche marginea  16/07/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det 
Oegoconia deauratella  25/06/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det (61 Suffolk records)
Phyllonorycter tristrigella  16/07/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det 
Stigmella assimilella  13/07/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det (25 Suffolk records)
Acleris laterana  05/08/2020  TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest Raymond A Watson  Gen det 
     
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