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Gillmeria ochrodactyla ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Tansy Plume
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Previously:Platyptilia ochrodactyla ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Synonym(s):
Gillmeria dichrodactylus (Mühlig, 1863)
Gillmeria tetradactyla sensu auctt. nec (Linnaeus, 1758) invalid


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Pterophoroidea
    »Family: Pterophoridae
      »Subfamily: Pterophorinae
        »Tribe: Hypercalliini

Nationally Scarce B

A scarce resident with adults only occurring singly or sparingly in a very few places. It is very local and episodic in appearance. The moth is single-brooded, flying mainly from the second week of June to mid August. The larvae are associated with tansy. (Pratt, 2011).

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Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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