Pterophorus pentadactyla - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

PTEROPHORIDAE

Pterophorinae

Las Descargues, 3 June 2009
Pterophorus pentadactyla Adult

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© Robin Howard

Pterophorus pentadactyla (Linnaeus, 1758)

White Plume Moth

Wingspan: 26-34mm

Imago: bivoltine - May-July ; August-September. An occasional visitor to light, recorded from rough grassland, woodland margins and gardens.

Larva: feeds on Convolvulus.

 

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