Longhorn Moth

Longhorn moths are pretty small but they have extremely long antennae (twice as long as the wings!). I’d never seen this type of moth before, but was lucky enough to find both a male and a female today. The female’s antennae have a thicker feathery section at the base.

Nemophora auriferaNemophora aurifera

Adelidae: Nemophora aurifera (hosoobihigenaga-ga)

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