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T-Moth (Emmelina monodactyla) Found in the door of my car one morning in August 2012. We live close to forests and marshy rivers so that may be its real habitat.   Belgium,Emmelina monodactyla,Geotagged,Morning glory plume moth,Summer Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

T-Moth (Emmelina monodactyla)

Found in the door of my car one morning in August 2012. We live close to forests and marshy rivers so that may be its real habitat.

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The T-Moth or Morning-glory Plume Moth is a moth of the family Pterophoroidae. It is found in Europe, Japan, central Asia, North Africa and North America.

The wingspan is 18-27 mm. The moths fly nearly year-round.

The larvae mainly feed on Convolvulaceae species, including ''Atriplex'' , ''Chenopodium'' , ''Calystegia sepium'', ''Calystegia spithamaea'', ''Calystegia sodanella'', ''Cynara cardunculus'', ''Convolvulus arvensis'', ''Convolvulus cantabrica'', ''Convolvulus floridus'',.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded Jul 22, 2018. Captured Aug 14, 2012 09:54 in Leuvensestraat 18, 3051 Oud-Heverlee, Belgium.
  • SP550UZ
  • f/3.5
  • 10/600s
  • ISO125
  • 9.84mm