Sunday, 27 November 2016

Micros at home

When a lichen-eater crawls across your living room window, it's probaby time to get out the squeegee. But I rescued it first:
Luffia ferchaultella
It has quite a comical crawl:
video

Just afterwards a Mompha langiella came to sit on me.
Today, a Phyllonorycter sp. landed on the house. I think messaniella given the time of year.

Simon

3 comments:

  1. This is a great little video Simon. There is a full description of the larva now on ukmoths http://www.ukmoths.org.uk/species/luffia-ferchaultella/
    but nowhere does it mention that this bagworm won the 'Ministry of Silly Walks' award on Strictly!!

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  2. Nice one, Simon. I wish I could find interesting micros in my house!

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