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Moths of the British Isles. Moths of the British Isles.



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plume
lepidoptera
moth
Amblyptilia
acanthadactyla


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Plume moth

Plume moth
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla. On my bedroom window, in South Devon. Thanks to Tony James for the ID

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Tricia Gibson
Tricia Gibson
Fabulous macro work!
3 years ago.
Dave Cappleman
Dave Cappleman
Such bizarre creatures, I'm always amazed they can even fly!
3 years ago.
spacemouses
spacemouses
A beatuy. One that I haven't met in peson yet.
3 years ago.
Tony James
Tony James
Cathy - it's Taxon name is Amblyptilia acanthadactyla, a recently suggested UK common name is "Beautiful Plume". The B&F number is 1497. A nice picture of a difficult family which usually gets confused with its own shadow when taken with flash (unless you have a ring flash)
3 years ago.