Species Details

Eilema bicolor

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Common NameYellow-edged Footman SeasonalityJuly - August. IdentificationBecause of its relatively small size, this species could possibly be mistaken for a micro-moth. However, the comparatively large hindwing and a yellow forewing costa distinguishs this species.

Scientific Name Eilema bicolor Common Name Yellow-edged Footman Habitat Found in the boreal forest. Sporadic in the parkland and riparian cottonwoods in the prairies. Seasonality July - August. Identification Because of its relatively small size, this species could possibly be mistaken for a micro-moth. However, the comparatively large hindwing and a yellow forewing costa distinguishs this species. Life History No information available. Conservation Common. Diet Info
Lichens growing on conifers, although development can occur on the conifer needles themselves (McGugan, 1958). Since this species also occurs in non-coniferous habitats, larvae must also feed on other lichens,…
Lichens growing on conifers, although development can occur on the conifer needles themselves (McGugan, 1958). Since this species also occurs in non-coniferous habitats, larvae must also feed on other lichens, possibly those associated with mature aspen and poplar trees.
Range Newfoundland west to Yukon and Alaska, south through B.C. and Alberta.

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"Species Details - Eilema bicolor, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-1943. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

Authorship

Name Schmidt, B. C.
Role species page author

References

Specimen Information

There are 121 specimens of this Species.

121 results plotted on map in 46 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM12248 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Bilby Collected ByBryant, Owen Date Collected1924-07-12

UASM12275 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Bilby Collected ByBryant, Owen Date Collected1924-07-12

UASM12256 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Rock Lake Collected ByFuller, E. Date Collected1994-07-22/1994-07-23

UASM12264 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1946-07-28

UASM12272 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1950-07-13

UASM12230 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1918-07-17

UASM12232 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1918-07-16

UASM12234 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1918-07-17

UASM12237 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1918-07-18

UASM12238 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1918-07-17

UASM12240 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1937-07-24

UASM12251 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1918-07-17

UASM12253 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1918-07-16

UASM12263 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1917-07-18

UASM12269 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1918-07-17

UASM12229 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Jasper National Park, Pocahontas Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1916-08-19

UASM12239 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Jasper National Park, Pocahontas Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1916-08-14

UASM12255 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Jasper National Park, Pocahontas Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1916-08-14

UASM12274 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Jasper National Park, Pocahontas Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1916-08-15

UASM7029 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Tofield Collected BySchmidt, B. C. Date Collected1999-08-15

UASM2530 - Eilema bicolor

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park Collected ByAnweiler, G. G.; Troubridge, J. Date Collected2001-08-14

Adult Seasonal Distribution