Pterophorus pentadactyla

Family : Pterophoridae


Pterophorus pentadactyla, Pterophoridae

Very strange and elegant white moth of very reduced size and almost going unnoticed if not carefully observed. It shows five pairs of filiform wings, shaped scalar and of different length. Very common in the countryside with wet grasslands, is easily attracted by the night lights. Bivoltine species with a wingspan reaching 24-35 mm © G. Mazza


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