Common NameScarlet Lichen MothSeasonalityAdults can found mainly in August.IdentificationNo other species in Alberta has the bright pink wings banded with grey.
Scientific NameHypoprepia miniataCommon Name
Scarlet Lichen Moth
Dry, open woodlands, especially jack pine and lodgepole pine forests.
Adults can found mainly in August.
No other species in Alberta has the bright pink wings banded with grey.
No information available.
Primarily lichens growing on pines, although other lichens are suspected as hosts in deciduous woodlands.
Occurs across most of southern and central Canada west to B.C., south to Texas.
Page Citation for Hypoprepia miniata
"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.