Species Details

Ctenucha virginica

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Common NameVirginia Ctenucha SeasonalityMid June to early July. IdentificationThe only other species with an orange collar on the thorax and metallic blue abdomen is Cisseps fulvicollis, which has markedly narrower wings and is smaller.
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Scientific Name Ctenucha virginica Common Name Virginia Ctenucha Habitat Found throughout open, grassy habitats in the aspen parkland and boreal region. Seasonality Mid June to early July. Identification
The only other species with an orange collar on the thorax and metallic blue abdomen is Cisseps fulvicollis, which has markedly narrower wings and is smaller.
Royal Alberta Museum page
The only other species with an orange collar on the thorax and metallic blue abdomen is Cisseps fulvicollis, which has markedly narrower wings and is smaller.
Royal Alberta Museum page
Life History No information available. Conservation Widespread and common. Diet Info Grasses and sedges. Range Primarily a species of eastern North America, this species has apparently expanded its range westward in the last fifty years, since it was not recorded by Bowman (1951).

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"Species Details - Ctenucha virginica, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-259. Accessed 21 May. 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 34 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM12747 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByGriffiths, Graham C. D. Date Collected1980-06-13

UASM7043 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Tofield Collected BySchmidt, B. C. Date Collected2000-06-20

UASM43377 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1997-07-18

UASM43378 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Opal Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1999-07-04

UASM43379 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Wagner Natural Area Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1998-05-28

BIRD2988 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Trochu Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-22

BIRD2989 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-29

BIRD2990 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-29

BIRD2991 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-29

BIRD2992 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-29

BIRD2993 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-29

BIRD2994 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-29

BIRD2995 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-07-02

BIRD2996 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-07-02

BIRD2997 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-07-28

BIRD2998 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

BIRD2999 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2001-06-27

BIRD3000 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2001-06-27

BIRD3001 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2002-06-21

BIRD3002 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2002-06-21

BIRD3003 - Ctenucha virginica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Buffalo Lake Provincial Recreation Area Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2002-06-23

Adult Seasonal Distribution