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Nettle-tap Anthophila fabriciana

The Nettle-tap is a very small moth indeed. Its larvae live on nettles mainly. It is a very common moth, very similar to the Moth Flies. Or should that be the other way around? By the way some claim that the Nettle-tap belongs to a small family of moths, the Sedge Moths. In Latin they are called Glyphipterigidae (just try to pronounce that!). Others believe it belongs to to a family called Choreutidae.