Species Details

Cycnia oregonensis

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Common NameOregon Cycnia SeasonalityJune. IdentificationSimilar to Cycnia tenera Hbn., but C. oregonensis lacks the yellow forewing costa found on C. tenera.

Scientific Name Cycnia oregonensis Common Name Oregon Cycnia Habitat In Alberta, this species is found only in the prairie ecoregion. Seasonality June. Identification Similar to Cycnia tenera Hbn., but C. oregonensis lacks the yellow forewing costa found on C. tenera. Life History No information available. Conservation Uncommon. Diet Info Handfield (1999) lists dogbane (Apocynum androsaemifolium). Range Across southern Canada.

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"Cycnia oregonensis, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-258. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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