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 2021.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/07/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
26/07/2021128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
24/07/2021127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
23/07/2021+28TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
23/07/2021+28TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
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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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