Violet Cosmet - Pancalia leuwenhoekella

Violet Cosmet - Pancalia leuwenhoekella

Observation - Violet Cosmet - Pancalia leuwenhoekella. Description: A metallic micro moth. Narrow moth with orange wings, silver and black markings. Antennae have white band near tip. Scale in mm. The common name Violet Cosmet refers to the larval foodplant, not the moth's colour.

A metallic micro moth. Narrow moth with orange wings, silver and black markings. Antennae have white band near tip. Scale in mm. The common name "Violet Cosmet" refers to the larval foodplant, not the moth's colour.