artichoke plume moth

(Platyptilia carduidactylus)

artichoke plume moth
Photo by Stephanie Selb
  Hodges #

6109

 
 
Conservation Status
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

NNR - Unranked

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
           
           
           
 
Description
 
 

 

 
     
 

Size

 
 

Wingspan: 11 16 to 11 16

 
     
 

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Habitat
 
 

 

 
     
 
Biology
 
 

Season

 
 

April to September

 
     
 

Behavior

 
 

 

 
     
 

Life Cycle

 
 

 

 
     
 

Larva Hosts

 
 

Artichoke and thistle

 
     
 

Adult Food

 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

21, 24, 29, 30, 75.

 
  6/19/2021      
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

Common and widespread

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
 

Order

Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)  
 

Suborder

Glossata  
 

Infraorder

Neolepidoptera  
  Parvorder Heteroneura  
  No Rank Ditrysia  
  No Rank Obtectomera  
 

Superfamily

Pterophoroidea (plume moths)  
 

Family

Pterophoridae (plume moths)  
 

Subfamily

Pterophorinae  
 

Tribe

Platyptiliini  
 

Genus

Platyptilia carduidactylus  
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

Platyptilia cardui

Platyptilia carduidactyla

Platyptilia hesperis

Pterophorus carduidactylus

 
       
 

Common Names

 
 

artichoke plume moth

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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About

Published on May 6, 2015

5-6-15

 
       

 

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Location: Andover, Anoka County, MN

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