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

© Gary McDonald
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: • Alucita pallidactyla Haworth, 1811
• Platyptilus adustus Walsingham, 1880
• Platyptilus bertrami Rφssler, 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 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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