Main: (Alucitidae / Alucitinae)
44.001 [B&F: 1288] Twenty-plume Moth or Many-plumed Moth (Alucita hexadactyla) Linnaeus, 1758

 

Notes: Common in gardens and open woodland throughout the British Isles. Fairly well distributed in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 13-16 mm. Combination of size and plumed fore- and hindwings, with each divided into six plumes, is unique. Larva feeds on buds and leaves of Honeysuckle and Perfoliate Honeysuckle.

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