Species Details

Dodia albertae

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SeasonalityJune to July, peaking in early to mid July. IdentificationSuperficially resembles a geometrid, but note the "smudged" appearance, and lack of any sharply defined markings on the forewing.

Scientific Name Dodia albertae Habitat Found only in black spruce bogs. Seasonality June to July, peaking in early to mid July. Identification Superficially resembles a geometrid, but note the "smudged" appearance, and lack of any sharply defined markings on the forewing. Life History Crepuscular, but is also attracted to ultraviolet and mercury vapour lights. Conservation It is a local and an uncommon species. Diet Info No information available. Range Alaska to Quebec, south to Calgary, Alberta along the Rocky Mountain foothills. Also occurs in Eurasia.

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"Species Details - Dodia albertae, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-214. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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