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 65 (94%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
12/08/2020127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
12/08/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
10/08/2020128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
07/08/2020+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
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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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