Main: (Pterophoridae / Pterophorinae)
45.023 [B&F: 1495] Crescent Plume (Marasmarcha lunaedactyla) (Haworth, 1811)

 

Local on downland, shingle beaches and sand-dunes throughout much of southern England and southern Wales, where suitable habitat exists. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight probably occurs wherever the foodplant occurs. Wingspan 18-22 mm. Recognised by the cream-coloured moon-shaped marking on outer part of forewing. Larva feeds on stems and leaves of Common Restharrow.

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