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Pterophoridae
460012.006107Gillmeria pallidactyla (Haworth, 1811) – Yarrow Plume Moth

© Gary McDonald
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Synonymy: Alucita pallidactyla Haworth, 1811
Platyptilus adustus Walsingham, 1880
Platyptilus bertrami Rössler, 1864
Platyptilus bischoffi Zeller, 1867
Pterophorus cervinidactylus Packard, 1873
Platyptilia chapmani Tutt, 1896
Platyptilia foculella Fuchs, 1901
Pterophorus marginidactylus Fitch, 1855
Pterophorus nebulaedactylus Fitch, 1855
Alucita ochrodactyla Treitschke, 1833
Platyptilia pallidiola Matsumura, 1931
Platyptilia sachalinensis Matsumura, 1911
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Matthews, D.L. & C.V. Covell, 2021. Common Names Of North American Plume Moths (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). Southern Lepidopterists' News, 43(2): 123-148.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 12.22f; p. 119. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
Gillmeria pallidactyla
© Anthony W. Thomas
Gillmeria pallidactyla
© Bev Wigney
Gillmeria pallidactyla
© Nolie Schneider
Gillmeria pallidactyla
© Gianpiero Ferrari
Gillmeria pallidactyla
© M. J. Hatfield
Gillmeria pallidactyla
© Jason Dombroskie
Gillmeria pallidactyla
© Jason Dombroskie
Gillmeria pallidactyla
© Carol Wolf
Gillmeria pallidactyla
© Carol Wolf
Gillmeria pallidactyla
CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Gillmeria pallidactyla
23mm – © Jim Vargo
Gillmeria pallidactyla
© M. J. Hatfield


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