Common NameYellow-collared Scape MothSeasonalityMid July to mid August.IdentificationSuperficially similar to Ctenucha virginica, but the wings are much narrower, and smaller overall.
Scientific NameCisseps fulvicollisCommon Name
Yellow-collared Scape Moth
Prefers open jack pine uplands in the boreal forest.
Mid July to mid August.
Superficially similar to Ctenucha virginica, but the wings are much narrower, and smaller overall.
Adults are active by day, and can often by found nectaring at goldenrod (Solidago) flowers. Also attracted to ultraviolet light.
Widespread, although not common
Grasses, lichens and Eleocharis (Handfield, 1999).
Widespread throughout most of North America, north to Ft. Smith, N.W.T.
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"Species Details - Cisseps fulvicollis, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-260. Accessed 04 Jul. 2022.