plume moth

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plume moth

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1. (Animals) one of a family (Pterophoridae) of slender-bodied micro moths with narrow wings, each usually divided into two, three, or four "plumes". The type is the white Pterophorus pentadactylus
2. (Animals) many-plumed moth an unrelated species, Alucita hexadactyla
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