Species Details

Virbia lamae

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Common NameBog Holomelina SeasonalityMainly in July. IdentificationSmaller than V. ferruginosa, with a darker forewing and a solid dark hindwing margin.

Scientific Name Virbia lamae Common Name Bog Holomelina Seasonality Mainly in July. Identification Smaller than V. ferruginosa, with a darker forewing and a solid dark hindwing margin. Life History No information available. Diet Info Plantago (Handfield 1999). Range A boreal species that occurs west to Alberta. There are disjunct populations in Colorado and Arizona.

Citation

Page Citation for Virbia lamae

Page Citation

"Virbia lamae, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-211. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Lepidoptera Suborder Ditrysia Superfamily Noctuoidea Family Arctiidae Genus Virbia Species Virbia lamae
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