Last Modified: 8-12-2019 23:25
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