Monday, 26 August 2013

The dirty and the beautiful

Two recent highlights that could hardly be more contrasting, firstly the beauty that is Chrysoesthia drurella. I have found many mines of this species but this was my first adult in the UK. Chrysoesthia drurella

And secondly the somewhat drab Pediasia contaminella, in fact named for its rather dull or dirty

  Pediasia contaminella