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Wing expanse 11-17 mm, with both sexes almost entirely pale ochreous or creamy white. The female possess a much elongated, telescoping abdomen used in reaching the deeply recessed ovaries of its host, Geum triflorum; the elongated seventh segment quickly loses its scales, and the exposed dark integument becomes another prominent feature of this species.


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