Pterapherapteryx sexalata

Irish status: Scarce

Small Seraphim - This moth has a wingspan of 24 mm. Flies from May to August. Sometimes in two generations during this period depending on location. In Ireland it is mainly in the west where these have appeared. The larvae feed on willow. Photographed at Greaghnafarna Co. Leitrim in July.

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