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Pterophorus innotatalis

Last Modified: 11-4-2020 18:58

Pterophorus innotatalis
Pterophorus innotatalis

Pterophorus innotatalis is a member of the Pterophoridae (plume moth) family, the species being endemic to New Zealand. Plume moths are small moths (20-30mm) with unusual wings compared to most moths.

P. innotatalis larvae feed on Dichondra species.

This example was observed within the Wither Hills Farm Park.

Location: Latitude: -41.556572 Longitude: 173.969482

Image Date: 2/11/2019

Photographer: Christopher Cookson

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