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47.8 Schoenobiinae

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Forewing with distinct brown streak from disc to apex
 
21.0-34.0mm. Late May to September. Forewing in male broad with rounded apex, in female elongate and very acute, termen concave; both sexes ochreous yellow with dark brown dots and streaks. See couplets 6, 8 and 9.
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Forewing without distinct brown streak from disc to apex
2
 
Forewing sometimes with a cloudy brown streak from disc to costa before apex.
 
2 (1)
Forewing with ochreous whitish costal streak from base to apex
3
 
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Forewing without pale costal streak
4
 
 
3 (2)
Forewing with vein 10 originating from common stalk of veins 8 and 9; without dark brown dots
 
22.0-35.0mm. June to early September. Forewing relatively broad with rounded apex, in female elongate and acute; both sexes ochreous.
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Forewing with vein 10 originating from cell, veins 8 and 9 stalked; often with dark brown dots.
 
The forms tripartita Dufrane and intermedia Dufrane with pale costal streak on forewing, not rare. See couplets 4, 8 and 9.
 
4 (2)
Males
5
 
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Females
6
 
 
5 (4)
Hindwing greyish white with postmedian and terminal bands of short, dark streaks
S. gigantella (part, male)
 
25.0-33.0mm. June to early September. Forewing rather broad; apex blunt; grey, ochreous mixed with dark dots and streaks; the form nigristiellus Popescu-Gorj, Olaru & Draghia with long longitudinal line is rare in males. For female see couplet 9.
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Hindwing white without series of dark streaks
D. forficella (part, male)
 
Form uniformata Dufrane. See couplets 4, 6 and 9.
 
6 (4)
Larger species, 34.0-48.0mm. Forewing with termen slightly convex
S. gigantella (part, female)
 
June to early September. Forewing more elongate; ochreous brown, sometimes almost unmarked, but often with dark dots and streaks; the form nigristiellus Popescu-Gorj et al. (see couplet 8) is common in females.
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Smaller species, 24.0-34.0mm. Forewing with termen distinctly concave
D. forficella (part, female)
 
Form uniformata Dufrane. See couplets 4, 6 and 8.
 

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