Species Details

Trachea delicata

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SeasonalityAdults have been collected in Alberta from early June through to the later half of August. IdentificationA medium-size moth (3.6-3.8 cm wingspan) dark brown moth. Forewings are dark brown, with the orbicular, reniform and claviform spots prominent and marked with black scales. The subterminal line is narrow and somewhat erratic, marked with a mixture of pale pink and black scales. The most prominent marking is the pale pink-brown oblique stripe running from a point between the orbicular and the reniform to the subterminal line near the anal angle. Hindwings are slightly paler brown than the forewings. Antennae are simple and the sexes are similar.

Scientific Name Trachea delicata Habitat Wooded portions of the Grasslands region. Seasonality Adults have been collected in Alberta from early June through to the later half of August. Identification
A medium-size moth (3.6-3.8 cm wingspan) dark brown moth. Forewings are dark brown, with the orbicular, reniform and claviform spots prominent and marked with black scales. The subterminal line is narrow and…
A medium-size moth (3.6-3.8 cm wingspan) dark brown moth. Forewings are dark brown, with the orbicular, reniform and claviform spots prominent and marked with black scales. The subterminal line is narrow and somewhat erratic, marked with a mixture of pale pink and black scales. The most prominent marking is the pale pink-brown oblique stripe running from a point between the orbicular and the reniform to the subterminal line near the anal angle. Hindwings are slightly paler brown than the forewings. Antennae are simple and the sexes are similar.
Life History The adults are nocturnal and come to light, and also to bait. The flight period is very long, and may indicate more than one generation per year. Conservation An uncommon but widespread species, at the western edge of its range in southern Alberta. Diet Info Unknown. Range New England and Quebec across southern Canada to southern Alberta and south to Kentucky, Kansas and Colorado. In Alberta, it has been collected in the wooded parts of the Grasslands region, north to Olds and Tolman Bridge

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"Species Details - Trachea delicata, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-1504. Accessed 01 Mar. 2024.

Authorship

Name Anweiler, G. G.
Role species page author

References

Specimen Information

There are 21 specimens of this Species.

21 results plotted on map in 14 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM15309 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Medicine Hat Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1943-07-23

UASM15327 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Medicine Hat Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1943-07-23

UASM15330 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Medicine Hat Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1943-07-23

UASM15334 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lethbridge Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1923-06-11

UASM15335 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Medicine Hat Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1943-08-17

UASM15346 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Medicine Hat Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1943-08-05

UASM19936 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2000-06-28/2000-06-29

UASM19982 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Tolman Bridge Provincial Recreational Area Collected ByMengersen, E. Date Collected2001-06-06/2001-06-07

UASM57323 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Chauvin Collected BySchmidt, B. C. Date Collected2004-07-04

BIRD9903 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2003-06-30

UASM58504 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Jenner Collected ByAnweiler, G. G.; Schmidt, B. C. Date Collected2005-06-14

UASM58511 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Jenner Collected ByAnweiler, G. G.; Schmidt, B. C. Date Collected2005-06-14

UASM41986 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Jenner Collected ByAnweiler, G. G.; Schmidt, B. C. Date Collected2005-06-14

UASM130623 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected2000-06-28

UASM130624 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lost River Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected2000-06-26/2000-06-27

UASM130625 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lost River Collected ByMacaulay; Machney; Pohl Date Collected2001-06-27

UASM130626 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Ontario, Port Colborne Collected ByDeGryse, J. Date Collected1983-06-22

UASM130627 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Ontario, Long Point Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected2003-08-21

UASM130628 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Ontario, Long Point Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected2004-07-20

UASM130629 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Saskatchewan, Great Sand Hills Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Lafontaine Date Collected2003-07-29

UASM99892 - Trachea delicata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Bindloss Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2008-07-09

Adult Seasonal Distribution