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


Las Descargues, 22 August 2013
Alucita hexadactyla Adult


© Robin Howard

Alucita hexadactyla Linnaeus, 1758

Twenty-plume Moth

Wingspan: 15-17mm

A plurivoltine species found in most months of the year. A frequent visitor to light it has been recorded from all sites.

The larva feeds on Lonicera.