Identify Plume Moths (Pterophoroidea)
seen at The Netherfield Lagoons

Discover more about these species such as habitat, a detailed description, their national distribution and the best time of year to see them (or visit the lagoons to try and find them!). Each species has photographs to help you in identification.

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Triangle Plume
Platyptilia gonodactyla

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Yarrow Plume
Gillmeria (=Platyptilia) pallidactyla

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Beautiful Plume
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla

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White Plume
Pterophorus pentadactyla

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Common Plume
Emmelina monodactyla

All photography taken at the Netherfield Lagoons, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire