. . . guess what?? Taxonomy again, and species uploads

forty something species records uploaded today, and some taxonomy updates as a result (Gelechioidea, Yponomeutoidea and some other micromoth families). Will have to get some proper work done tomorrow and Friday, so will not be logging on to iNat. for a few days (minimum)...

Posted by hkmoths hkmoths, February 22, 2012 16:06

Observations

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hkmoths

Date

September 5, 2010 07:06 AM HKT

Description

Lepidoptera: Brachodidae
Nigilgia anactis

at light; secondary forest
Tai Po Kau Headland, Tai Po, Hong Kong

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hkmoths

Date

February 22, 2009 10:28 PM HKT

Description

Insecta: Lepidoptera
Oecophoridae, Stathmopodinae
Stathmopoda sp indet

Tai Po Kau Headland, Tai Po, Hong Kong

This species is one of half a dozen or so as yet unidentified species in the genus that occur (along with at least 5 identified species) in Hong Kong. The leg posture, held up out and back is characteristic of the subfamily. This species, at around 8 mm in length, is the biggest species in this group found in Hong Kong.

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hkmoths

Date

October 11, 2008 06:56 AM HKT

Description

Insecta, Lepidoptera
Yponomeutidae
Atteva species indeterminate

at mv light, Wan Tsai, Po Toi, Hong Kong

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