|scientific name Gillmeria pallidactyla |
Adults are on the wing in summer (June - August).
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.).
A common species.
No Alberta data. Elsewhere yarrow (Achillea sp.) has been recorded as a larval host (Lange, 1950).
Found throughout Alberta.
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