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Pterophorus pentadactyla  Estonia,Geotagged,Pterophorus pentadactyla,Summer,White plume moth Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. Great macro, Janek! Posted 2 months ago

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The white plume moth is a moth of the family Pterophoroidea. It is found in Europe.

The wingspan is 24–35 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 ''Convolvulus'' species.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Janek Lass
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By Janek Lass

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Uploaded May 17, 2018. Captured Aug 21, 2015 14:46 in L. Koidula 2, Rakvere, 44308 Lääne-Viru maakond, Estonia.
  • Canon EOS 650D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/100s
  • ISO100
  • 60mm