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Oxyptilus chrysodactyla  Jane's garden,Oxyptilus,Oxyptilus chrysodactyla,Pterophoridae,Pterophorinae,nl: Havikskruidvedermot Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Woow! Love this close up with the green background! Posted 2 years ago
  2. SUCH intriguing form to these moths, I love them! And I agree, beautifully presented here. Posted 2 years ago
  3. Excellent, Arp! Posted 2 years ago
  4. Today's Facebook post:

    Plume moths can be easily recognized by their T-shaped silhouettes and neutral colors. When at rest, they roll up their wings and are easily be mistaken for a piece of dried grass by a potential predator. {Oxyptilus chrysodactyla spotted in the Netherlands by JungleDragon moderator, Pudding4brains} #JungleDragon #Oxyptiluschrysodactyla #MothWeek2020 #NationalMothWeek

    Posted 2 years ago
  5. Wonderful photo, and great info - another “I didn’t know that” moment for me!!! Posted 2 years ago

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''Oxyptilus chrysodactyla'' is a moth of the family Pterophoridae. It is found in most of Europe, except most of the Balkan Peninsula, Great Britain, Ireland and Portugal.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Jun 27, 2020.