|scientific name Gillmeria albertae |
High elevations in mountainous areas.
Adults are on the wing from mid-July to August.
A small moth with pale to creamy white forewings. The costal triangle is dark brown and extends to the thorax. Two dots are present, one centrally and the other beneath the start of the costal triangle. It lacks scales on third hindwing lobe and the scale brush of the frons is as long as the palpi. Genitalia of the male, have a slender uncus without a knob. See also the similar species Platyptilia johnstoni and Platyptilia albicans.
This species is rare and poorly studied.
Known only from mountains of Alberta near Banff.
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