Fairy Moth

Fairy Moth Nemophora degeerella

Longhorn Fairy Moth
Nemophora degeerella
This is another day-flying "long horn" moth called Fairy Moths. The males have very long antennae and often fly in sunlight. The females have much shorter antennae and do not generally join the sunlit "dance". Sometimes it is given the English name Yellow-barred Longhorn.
Nemophora degeerella Wingspan 16-23mm; flight May-Jun.
Longhorn Fairy Moth Finding Nemo . . .