Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Durham tinea (Acrolepiopsis betulella) re-discovered in England!

0474 Acrolepiopsis betulella - photo courtesy of Tom Tams
Last night Tom Tams and Keith Dover took a specimen of 0474 Acrolepiopsis betulella, from a site in County Durham. This is the first record of this species for over 120 years. It was believed to be extinct in England.

A stonking discovery!

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