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Plume Moth (mating)

Hellinsia homodactyla


Small moths that have a narrow body and tightly collapsed wings that form a T shape. Their larvae bore holes into stems of pants making them a garden pest. Adults are most active at night and are attracted to lights, but they drink flower nectar during the day.




Found throughout North America.

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1 Comment

Roy Arun
Roy Arun 11 months ago

Great spotting.... Today first time I have seen this... :-)

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Federal Way, Washington, USA

Lat: 47.31, Long: -122.32

Spotted on Apr 1, 2019
Submitted on Apr 3, 2019

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