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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

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).

Cnaemidophorus rhododactyla ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Bracklesham, 08 vii 2018
Photo: Derek Lee
Cnaemidophorus rhododactyla ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Bracklesham, 11 vii 2010
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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