Irish moths

Emmelina monodactyla

Family: Pterophoridae       Sub-family: Pterophorinae

1524     *     Emmelina monodactyla

Widespread. One of the most common 'Plume' moths
Wingspan: 18-27mm

Flight time: Throughout the year
Habitat: Where foodplant occurs; hedges, fields, parks, gardens

Food plant: Flowers and leaves of Bindweed (Convolvulus and Calystegia spp.). Larvae are in two overlapping generations, late May-September

Emmelina monodactyla

Emmelina monodactyla

Emmelina monodactyla
Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. July 2011

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