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Longhorn Moth

From back in early July: a female longhorn moth, probably Nemophora cupriacella (Lepidoptera: Adelidae).

These little metallic longhorn moths can be quite difficult to distinguish visually but, fortunately, they tend to appear at different times of the year:

See here for a female Adela reaumurella that I photographed back in May 2010.

Photos taken in the field below Chazey Wood, near Caversham, UK, on 2011-07-02.

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