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Gillmeria pallidactyla
Yarrow Plume (Haworth, 1811)
Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae
1504 / 45.008
Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Weeting Heath 18/06/11

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Tansy Plume
Gillmeria ochrodactyla
Wingspan: 23-27mm.
Flight: Jun - Aug.
Foodplant:   Yarrow, sneezewort and possibly tansy.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Grassland, dry or sandy waste ground.

Active from dusk onwards, adults hide amongst low foliage during the day.

Recorded in 44 (59%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2023.

Latest 10 Records
30/06/2023127TG20Stoke Holy Cross
28/06/2023227TG20Stoke Holy Cross
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