Pterophoridae : Pterophorinae
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Pterophorus pentadactyla
White Plume

(Linnaeus, 1758)1513 / 45.030
Norfolk status
Unmistakable, common species.
Pure white wings split from about halfway into feathery plumes. (2 on forewing, 3 on hindwing)
Grassland, fens, waste ground and gardens.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/11/2019127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
30/08/2019128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
24/07/2019128TM08 - Banham/Lopham
24/07/2019128TM08 - Banham/Lopham
23/07/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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Wingspan: 24-35mm.
Flight: June - August.
Foodplant:   bindweed (Convolvulus)
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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