Species Details

Grammia phyllira

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SeasonalityThe peak flight period is probably mid to late July. IdentificationSimilar to G. parthenice, G. phyllira has a less robust body, deeper pink shade of the hindwing, and the antemedial forewing band is vertical (perpendicular to the anal margin), not perpendicular to the costa as in parthenice.

Scientific Name Grammia phyllira Habitat In Alberta, this species is restricted to prairie sand dune habitat. Seasonality The peak flight period is probably mid to late July. Identification
Similar to G. parthenice, G. phyllira has a less robust body, deeper pink shade of the hindwing, and the antemedial forewing band is vertical (perpendicular to the anal margin), not perpendicular to the costa as in…
Similar to G. parthenice, G. phyllira has a less robust body, deeper pink shade of the hindwing, and the antemedial forewing band is vertical (perpendicular to the anal margin), not perpendicular to the costa as in parthenice.
Life History No information available. Diet Info Reported from various low-growing plants in eastern North America. Range Quebec west to Alberta, south to Colorado.
Grammia phyllira
Grammia phyllira

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"Species Details - Grammia phyllira, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-245. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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