Species Details

Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum Read more about this collection »

SeasonalityThe limited records available for this species suggest a flight period from early to mid June. IdentificationSpilosoma congrua is usually immaculate or nearly immaculate. A black spot is sometimes visible in the median area of the forewing. It is distinguishable from other Spilosoma by the white abdomen and lack of wing markings. Spilosoma congrua is also similar to Hyphantrea cunea, but congrua has a more robust body and the forewing apex is less pointed.

Scientific Name Spilosoma congrua Habitat Found primarily in open jack pine woods. Seasonality The limited records available for this species suggest a flight period from early to mid June. Identification
Spilosoma congrua is usually immaculate or nearly immaculate. A black spot is sometimes visible in the median area of the forewing. It is distinguishable from other Spilosoma by the white abdomen and lack of wing…
Spilosoma congrua is usually immaculate or nearly immaculate. A black spot is sometimes visible in the median area of the forewing. It is distinguishable from other Spilosoma by the white abdomen and lack of wing markings. Spilosoma congrua is also similar to Hyphantrea cunea, but congrua has a more robust body and the forewing apex is less pointed.
Life History No information available. Conservation This species is rare in Alberta. Diet Info Probably a variety of low-growing plants, although Handfield (1999) states this species has been found boring in mushrooms! Range Primarily a species of eastern North America, and at its western range edge in Alberta.

Citation

Page Citation for Spilosoma congrua

Page Citation

"Species Details - Spilosoma congrua, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-217. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

Authorship

Name Schmidt, B. C.
Role species page author

References

Specimen Information

There are 86 specimens of this Species.

86 results plotted on map in 29 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM43051 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1998-06-19

BIRD2693 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-06

BIRD2694 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-06

BIRD2695 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-12

BIRD2696 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-20

BIRD2697 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-20

BIRD2698 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-20

BIRD2699 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-20

BIRD2700 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-20

BIRD2701 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-27

BIRD2702 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Rochon Sands Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2001-06-06

BIRD2703 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Rochon Sands Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2001-06-06

BIRD2704 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2001-06-08

BIRD2705 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Rochon Sands Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2001-06-19

BIRD2706 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2001-06-20

BIRD2707 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2001-06-20

BIRD2708 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Buffalo Lake Provincial Recreation Area Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2001-06-22

BIRD2709 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Big Knife Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2002-06-12

BIRD2710 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nevis Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2002-06-14

BIRD2711 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nevis Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2002-04-14

BIRD2712 - Spilosoma congrua

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nevis Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2002-06-14

Adult Seasonal Distribution