Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae

1501 (ABH45.004) Platyptilia gonodactyla, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR05368

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
 Photo © Jonathan Newman


General Information
Wingspan: 22-28mm.
Foodplant(s): Colt's-foot (Tussilago farfara), Butterbur (Petasites hybridus)
Flying: Two generations, May-June and August-September
National status: Common

Habitat

Open, grassy habitats and waste ground including roadsides and railway banks.

Regional Information

Recorded in 25 (9.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in May 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 14 May to 04 October

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