Species Details

Hypoprepia miniata

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Common NameScarlet Lichen Moth SeasonalityAdults can found mainly in August. IdentificationNo other species in Alberta has the bright pink wings banded with grey.

Scientific Name Hypoprepia miniata Common Name Scarlet Lichen Moth Habitat Dry, open woodlands, especially jack pine and lodgepole pine forests. Seasonality Adults can found mainly in August. Identification No other species in Alberta has the bright pink wings banded with grey. Life History No information available. Diet Info Primarily lichens growing on pines, although other lichens are suspected as hosts in deciduous woodlands. Range Occurs across most of southern and central Canada west to B.C., south to Texas.

Citation

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"Hypoprepia miniata, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-193. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Lepidoptera Suborder Ditrysia Superfamily Noctuoidea Family Arctiidae Genus Hypoprepia Species Hypoprepia miniata
This hierarchy is created from our museum records, it may not always accurately reflect modern taxonomies.

Taxonomic Hierarchy for University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum