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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 4 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 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