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45.03 ~ 1513 ~ Pterophorus pentadactyla ~ White Plume Moth
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and fairly common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded at several sites across the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 24-35mm.

Confusion species

None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Bivoltine)


Habitat

Wherever foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Bindweed.

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva first feed on young leaves, later, flowers and flower-buds are eaten. Pupates under a leaf.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 7th July 2006, Commins Coch