Species Details

Cisseps fulvicollis

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Common NameYellow-collared Scape Moth SeasonalityMid July to mid August. IdentificationSuperficially similar to Ctenucha virginica, but the wings are much narrower, and smaller overall.

Scientific Name Cisseps fulvicollis Common Name Yellow-collared Scape Moth Habitat Prefers open jack pine uplands in the boreal forest. Seasonality Mid July to mid August. Identification Superficially similar to Ctenucha virginica, but the wings are much narrower, and smaller overall. Life History Adults are active by day, and can often by found nectaring at goldenrod (Solidago) flowers. Also attracted to ultraviolet light. Conservation Widespread, although not common Diet Info Grasses, lichens and Eleocharis (Handfield, 1999). Range 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.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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