Definition of plume moth in English:

plume moth

Syllabification: plume moth

noun

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
More example sentences
  • 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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