Ochsenheimeria taurella   Copyright Martin Evans@WGUK  
Ochsenheimeria taurella  
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Ochsenheimeria taurella (D & S, 1775)

Although no other species have as many raised scales on the forewing as this moth, the females of Ochsenheimeria urella do have some raised scales and as in this species, long scales on the basal part of the antennae (which are not visible in the picture). These scales are more than three times the width of the antennae shaft in Ochsenheimeria taurella, but less than that in Ochsenheimeria urella.