A small, slender, long-legged moth with narrow wings divided into feathery plumes. At rest, the wings are rolled and held out sideways, giving the moth the shape of a letter T.
- Family Pterophoridae: several genera.
- Plume moths have wings consisting of five or more parts each.
- Geranium plume moths and snapdragon plume moths appear to be most active in California although they have been found in southeastern greenhouses that have received cuttings from California.
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Syllabification: plume moth
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