05323 Twenty-plume Moth Alucita hexadactyla, Linnaeus, 1758

BF1288 (ABH44.001)


General Information

This species is the only UK member of its family. Despite its common name, each wing is actually separated into 6 plumes.

Wingspan: 14-16 mm.
Foodplant(s): honeysuckles (Lonicera spp.)
Flying: All year
National status:


Gardens and woodland.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.