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Cnaemidophorus rhododactyla ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

(Rose Plume)
45.0220 (B&F: 1496)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Pterophoroidea
  »Family: Pterophoridae
   »Subfamily: Pterophorinae
    »Tribe: Hypercalliini

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

A suspected immigrant, currently only known to be resident near Eastbourne. The moth occurs singly or sparingly, chiefly on the Downs. It is single-brooded, flying mainly during the final three weeks of July. The larvae feed on the buds and flowers of wild rose. (Pratt, 2011).

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Bracklesham, 11 vii 2010 Photo: Derek Lee

Cnaemidophorus rhododactyla ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

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