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Gillmeria pallidactyla

(Haworth, 1811)1504 / 45.008
=Platyptilia pallidactyla

Peter Davey / Phil Sterling, 2020: Widely distributed across the UK, the larva feeds primarily on yarrow Achillea millefolium, sneezewort A. ptarmica and occasionally on tansy Tanacetum vulgare. In Dorset, the moth is widespread and found in wayside and unimproved grassland situations where the foodplants occur.


Additional Stats

Wingspan: 23-27mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Yarrow, sneezewort and possibly tansy.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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