| Agdistis tamaricis (Zeller, 1847)|
Main synonym = Adactyla tamaricis Zeller, 1847
| Taxonomical Classification: Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Lepidoptera / Pterophoridae |
| Tamarisk Plume Pjuma|
| Further Information: |
The larvae, which feed on tamarisk, mimic the leaves of the hostplant and are easily overlooked. The wings of the adult moth are folded in such a way as to resemble dry, dead leaves - this acts as camouflage.
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