Subject: Odd looking flying insect
Location: Ontario, Canada
June 30, 2016 7:10 pm
A friend of mine photographed this thing outside of her house today. What exactly is it?
We quickly identified your Plume Moth in the family Pterophoridae as a Rose Plume Moth, Cnaemidophorus rhododactyla, thanks to this image on BugGuide. According to BugGuide: “larvae feed on buds, flowers, and leaves of rose.”