Pterophoridae : Pterophorinae
  Prev | Next  
Photo © Oliver Wadsworth,  2013

Similar West Midlands Species
Pterophorus pentadactyla
White Plume
Upload a Photo
 
Merrifieldia baliodactylus
Dingy White Plume

(Zeller, 1841)1512 / 45.034

Rare resident.

Origanum vulgare with larva feeding from August to June, in spring eating part way through the stem of a shoot near the top, and then on the withered leaves.

Recorded in 2 (1%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1899.
Last Recorded in 2017.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 20-27mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Wild marjoram
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Merrifieldia leucodactyla  |  Oidaematophorus lithodactyla >
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
23/07/20171VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
05/07/20092VC39 - StaffordshireSK15
14/07/19841VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
22/06/19826VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
19501VC39 - StaffordshireSK15
We need your records!
Do you have records of Merrifieldia baliodactylus?
Put your own dot on the map!

Golden Cinnabar Membership

  • Help with running costs of West Midlands Moths
  • View detailed maps
  • List detailed species records
  • 12 month membership

westmidlandsmoths
   You can really help...

Copyright © Lepidoptera UK 2021
   
Click County for Details...

  Immature   Adult 
Show Details | 1990 to 2020 | 2000 to 2020 | Graph Key
© WestMidlandsMoths.co.uk 2021 NOLA®; Database using MapMate® Digital Maps © Bartholomew 2010. Design © Jim Wheeler 2021
We use cookies to personalise content and enhance your experience. By clicking OK or using this site, you consent to the use of cookies unless you disable them. Cookies Policy