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Pterophorus pentadactyla

white plum moth

    comments (5)

  1. Great shot.

    Dave
    Posted 6 years ago
  2. Beautiful little ghost ;) Posted 6 years ago
  3. a great shot. an artist, an alien, a ghost Posted 6 years ago
  4. So ethereal! Posted 6 years ago
  5. Thank you all, this is one of my favourite insect.:) Posted 6 years ago

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"Pterophorus pentadactyla", commonly known as the white plume moth, is a moth in the family Pterophoridae. It is found in the West Palearctic including North Africa and Europe. The wingspan is 26–34 mm. It is uniformly white, with the hind wing pair divided in three feathery plumes and the front pair in another two. The moths fly from June to August. The larvae feed on bindweed.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by remphase
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Uploaded Jul 1, 2016. Captured May 27, 2016 18:37.
  • HTC Desire X
  • f/2.0
  • 4295/10000
  • ISO81
  • 2.97mm