Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Gillmeria pallidactyla Haworth, 1811
Yarrow Plume

Family: Pterophoridae
Checklist Number: 45.008

Rare and first recorded on South Uist in 2009. Found in dry sandy areas such as machair from June to July

Milfoil Yarrow Achillia milefolium, and possibly others species are used by the larvae

Gillmeria pallidactyla
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