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scientific name    Gillmeria pallidactyla    

habitat
Open meadows.

seasonality
Adults are on the wing in summer (June - August).

identification
A small moth with yellowish forewings. The third hindwing lobe is unscaled. In the male genitalia, aedeagus is short, uncus is knobbed and the sacculus and saccus are simple. See also Platptilia carduidactyla (Riley) and P. percnodactyla (Wlsm.).

life history
Unknown.

conservation
A common species.

diet info
No Alberta data. Elsewhere yarrow (Achillea sp.) has been recorded as a larval host (Lange, 1950).

range
Found throughout Alberta.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=1843



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