Green long-horn

Adela reaumurella (7.006)

A common species in Warwickshire, especially in woodlands. The males have long, whitish antennae, the females being shorter. They have a bronze or metallic green colouration to their forewings. They fly in bright sunshine during May and June, sometimes occurring in swarms.

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