Plume Moth (Platyptilia carduidactyla)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Pterophoridae
Genus: Platyptilia
Species: carduidactyla

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Palm Bay, Florida

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On Jul 24, 2006, Vee8ch from Palm Bay, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

The adults are neat looking critters but that's the only good thing I can say about them. In my own environment I find this moth larvae to be more destructive than Hornworms.
Damage has been limited to Brugmansia.