Yarrow Plume Moth Gillmeria pallidactyla (Haworth, 1811)    Synonyms: Brown-bordered Plume, Cloudy Plume, Hodges #6107, Pale Plume, Pale Plume Moth, Yarrow Plume.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Lepidoptera   >   Family Pterophoridae   >   Genus Gillmeria   


Widespread in North America and Europe (BugGuide).


Compare G. albertae, which we've not found to be verified in Maryland.


Feeds on Yarrow and possibly Tansy (BugGuide).

There are 12 records in the project database.

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A Gillmeria pallidactyla in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/15/2015). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

Yarrow Plume Moth in Washington Co., Maryland (6/10/2023). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A Yarrow Plume Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (6/15/2004). Determined by Reed Watkins. Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

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