artichoke plume moth

(Platyptilia carduidactylus)

               
Hodges #

6109

 

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Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not listed

NatureServe

NNR - Unranked

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

Common and widespread

Flight/Season

April to September

Habitat

 

Size

Wingspan: 11 16 to 11 16

 
 
Identification

 

 
Similar
Species

 

 
Larval Food

Artichoke and thistle

 
Adult Food

 

 
Life Cycle

 

 
Behavior

 

 
Distribution Distribution Map  

Sources: 21, 29, 30, 75.

 
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Taxonomy

Order:

Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)

 

Superfamily:

Pterophoroidea (plume moths)

 

Family:

Pterophoridae (plume moths)

 

Subfamily:

Pterophorinae

 

Tribe:

Platyptiliini

 
Synonyms

Platyptilia cardui

Platyptilia carduidactyla

Platyptilia hesperis

Pterophorus carduidactylus

 
Common
Names

artichoke plume moth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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Published on May 6, 2015

5-6-15

   
       

 

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