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Twenty-plume Moth

Alucita hexadactyla

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2 Comments

Thoreck
Thoreck 8 years ago

Thanks for your help ForestDragon! I think it's a Alucita hexadactyla since it is the only species found here.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 8 years ago

This fascinating moth is from Family Alucitidae. I have never seen one in person! I don't know the species in your area but this should help.
Here's some general info:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Many-plumed...

Thoreck
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Thoreck

Capelle aan den IJssel, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Spotted on Sep 4, 2012
Submitted on Sep 4, 2012

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