Polypogon plumigeralis

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Polypogon plumigeralis
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Polypogon
Species: P. plumigeralis
Binomial name
Polypogon plumigeralis
(Hübner, 1825)
  • Pechipogo plumigeralis Hübner, [1825]

The Plumed Fan-foot (Polypogon plumigeralis) is a species of litter moth of the Erebidae family. It was described by Hübner in 1825. It is found in Central and Southern Europe,[1] North Africa, northern Iran and Afghanistan. It is widespread in the Near East. In the Levant it is found in Lebanon, Israel and Jordan.

The wingspan is 24–30 millimetres (0.94–1.18 in). Adults are on wing from April to May in Israel. There are two generations per year.

The larvae feed on various deciduous trees, shrubs and herbs, including Rubus, Sarothamnus, Rosa, Cytisus and Hedera helix.


  1. ^ "Pechipogo plumigeralis Hübner, 1825". 2.6.2. Fauna Europaea. 29 August 2013. Retrieved 4 June 2017. 

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