Species Details

Euxoa spumata

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SeasonalityIn Alberta, adults have been collected in mid-August. IdentificationA medium-sized moth (wingspan 3.5-3.8 cm). The forewings are pale grey-buff or yellowish buff. The antemedian and postmedian lines and the reniform spot are indistinctly marked in pale grey. The orbicular in some specimens is a pale buff dot, outlined with a few dark scales. The hindwings are pearl-white or pearl buff with darker veins and slightly darker toward the margin, darker in females than males. Overall a pale moth with no sharply contrasting markings. E. spumata is the only member of the punctigera group of the subgenus Euxoa known from Alberta.

Scientific Name Euxoa spumata Habitat Dry open prairie grassland. Seasonality In Alberta, adults have been collected in mid-August. Identification
A medium-sized moth (wingspan 3.5-3.8 cm). The forewings are pale grey-buff or yellowish buff. The antemedian and postmedian lines and the reniform spot are indistinctly marked in pale grey. The orbicular in some…
A medium-sized moth (wingspan 3.5-3.8 cm). The forewings are pale grey-buff or yellowish buff. The antemedian and postmedian lines and the reniform spot are indistinctly marked in pale grey. The orbicular in some specimens is a pale buff dot, outlined with a few dark scales. The hindwings are pearl-white or pearl buff with darker veins and slightly darker toward the margin, darker in females than males. Overall a pale moth with no sharply contrasting markings. E. spumata is the only member of the punctigera group of the subgenus Euxoa known from Alberta.
Life History Adults are nocturnal and come to light. There is a single brood each year, with the adults on the wing in late summer and early fall. The immature stages are unknown. Conservation An uncommon species, but no concerns. Diet Info Unknown. Range A western moth, in Canada found in southern Saskatchewan and Alberta. In Alberta, it has been found north to Dinosaur Provincial Park.
Euxoa spumata
Euxoa spumata
Euxoa spumata
Euxoa spumata

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"Species Details - Euxoa spumata, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-2367. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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Specimen Information

There are 44 specimens of this Species.

44 results plotted on map in 6 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM2556 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM2637 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM2780 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM24443 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM24444 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park Collected ByAnweiler, G. G.; Troubridge, J. Date Collected1999-09-09

UASM34971 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

UASM112793 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler Date Collected2001-08-14/2001-08-15

UASM112794 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler Date Collected2001-08-14/2001-08-15

UASM112795 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler Date Collected2001-08-14/2001-08-15

UASM112796 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler Date Collected2001-08-14/2001-08-15

UASM112797 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler Date Collected2001-08-14/2001-08-15

UASM112798 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler Date Collected2001-08-14/2001-08-15

UASM112799 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler Date Collected2001-08-14/2001-08-15

UASM112800 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler Date Collected2001-08-14/2001-08-15

UASM112801 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler Date Collected2001-08-14/2001-08-15

UASM112802 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler Date Collected2001-08-14/2001-08-15

UASM112803 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler Date Collected2001-08-14/2001-08-15

UASM112804 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler Date Collected2001-08-14/2001-08-15

UASM112805 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler Date Collected2001-08-14/2001-08-15

UASM112806 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler Date Collected2001-08-14/2001-08-15

UASM112807 - Euxoa spumata

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park Collected ByTroubridge, J.; Anweiler Date Collected2001-08-14/2001-08-15

Adult Seasonal Distribution