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Longhorn Moths

A female longhorn moth, probably Adela reaumurella (Lepidoptera: Adelidae).  Some sources put these moths in the Incurvariidae, but nowadays they seem to be assigned to the narrower family Adelidae.  As with Nemophora degeerella, the males have much longer antennae than the females:

More details on this species can be found at Hants Moths and at Wikipedia, the latter including pictures of A. reaumurella swarming!

Photos taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading University grounds, Reading, UK, on 2010-05-06 (the female) and 2010-05-10 (the male).

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