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Twenty-plume moth

Observed: 23rd October 2011 By: RainbowRainbow’s reputation in InvertebratesRainbow’s reputation in InvertebratesRainbow’s reputation in Invertebrates

Small brownish moth approx 15mm with plumes.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Twenty-plume Moth (Alucita hexadactyla) interacts


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nice picture

nice picture


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twenty plume moth

this is the wee critter which feeds on honeysuckle buds, so that a plant which looks to have a promising display of flowers doesn't come to anything as the buds all drop off when half eaten - however second flush of buds usually blooms OK