Species Details

Grammia speciosa

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SeasonalityEarly to mid July. IdentificationThe hindwing is orange-yellow with varying amounts of black. Similar to G. obliterata, but speciosa has fine white lines along the veins of the forewing and lacks the white transverse bands that is on G. obliterata.

Scientific Name Grammia speciosa Habitat Primarily a boreal forest species, can also be found in bogs and fens. Seasonality Early to mid July. Identification
The hindwing is orange-yellow with varying amounts of black. Similar to G. obliterata, but speciosa has fine white lines along the veins of the forewing and lacks the white transverse bands that is on G. obliterata.
The hindwing is orange-yellow with varying amounts of black. Similar to G. obliterata, but speciosa has fine white lines along the veins of the forewing and lacks the white transverse bands that is on G. obliterata.
Life History No information available. Conservation Locally common in bogs and fens, however it is rare in the prairie grasslands. Diet Info Probably a wide variety of forbs. Larvae can be reared on Plantain (Plantago) and dandelion (Taraxacum) (Gibson, 1901). Range Yukon to Newfoundland, south to New Jersey and to Colorado and New Mexico in the west.

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"Species Details - Grammia speciosa, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-239. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

Authorship

Name Schmidt, B. C.
Role species page author

References

Specimen Information

There are 26 specimens of this Species.

26 results plotted on map in 10 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM12582 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1931-07-13

UASM12583 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1918-07-09

UASM12584 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1924-07-25

UASM12599 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1917-07-06

UASM12601 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1916-06-29

UASM12602 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1919-07-05

UASM12608 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1924-07-13

UASM12619 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1941-07-17

UASM12620 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1916-07-07

UASM12622 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1930-07-17

UASM12625 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1924-07-24

UASM12633 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Cooking Lake Date Collected1918-07-17

UASM12629 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByMackie, Donald Date Collected1922-07-28

UASM12637 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1917-07-06

UASM12639 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Date Collected1917-07-06

UASM24082 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Wainwright Dunes Ecological Reserve Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2002-07-13

UASM24083 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Wainwright Dunes Ecological Reserve Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2002-07-13

UASM24098 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Wainwright Dunes Ecological Reserve Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2002-07-13

UASM24634 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Junction Mountain Collected ByPike, Edward Marshall Date Collected2000-08-26

UASM35938 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Bragg Creek Collected BySperling, F. A. H. Date Collected1972-07-12

UASM43154 - Grammia speciosa

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Wagner Natural Area Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1998-07-11

Adult Seasonal Distribution