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Yarrow Plume

Observed: 1st August 2008 By: DavidHowdon
Amateur Entomologists' SocietyLondon Natural History SocietySelborne Society
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1504 Yarrow Plume Platyptilia pallidactyla (Haworth, 1811) - Perivale Wood, Middlesex (VC 21), 1st August 2008
Description:

This one has had its genitialia examined to confirm the ID.
Added to aid discussion of http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/43616

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Yarrow Plume (Platyptilia pallidactyla) interacts

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I presume the confusion

I presume the confusion species you're worried about is Platyptilia ochrodactyla? And in that case do you recomend they aren't separated without GD? I always thought they could be separated quite readily on forewing and hindwing markings?

Best wishes,

Douglas

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External characters

They probably can be done on external characters as well.