Species Details

Catoptria oregonica

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SeasonalityJuly to August. IdentificationA small Crambus (17-21 mm wingspan). Forewing ochraceous brown with white or grayish areas; with a longitudinal diffuse white median stripe, a dark brown acutely dentate median line, a blotchy white post median line, then a dark brown area between it and the subterminal line, the latter is brown edged with white outwardly, the terminal line is dark brown with black dots; finally there is a fringe of brownish or whitish scales. Hind wing smoky with narrow terminal line and white fringes.

Scientific Name Catoptria oregonica Habitat Meadows in the mountains and foothills. Seasonality July to August. Identification
A small Crambus (17-21 mm wingspan). Forewing ochraceous brown with white or grayish areas; with a longitudinal diffuse white median stripe, a dark brown acutely dentate median line, a blotchy white post median line,…
A small Crambus (17-21 mm wingspan). Forewing ochraceous brown with white or grayish areas; with a longitudinal diffuse white median stripe, a dark brown acutely dentate median line, a blotchy white post median line, then a dark brown area between it and the subterminal line, the latter is brown edged with white outwardly, the terminal line is dark brown with black dots; finally there is a fringe of brownish or whitish scales. Hind wing smoky with narrow terminal line and white fringes.
Life History Uncommon, but probably of no concern. Conservation No obvious concerns. Diet Info Unknown. Range A North American species. Described from Oregon by Grote (1880). Reported by Dyar (1904) from British Columbia. Reported from the Banff area by Bowman (1951), and has been collected at Burmis near the Crowsnest Pass.

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"Species Details - Catoptria oregonica, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-2867. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

Authorship

Name Bird, C. D.
Role species page author
Date 2003-04

References

Specimen Information

There are 16 specimens of this Species.

16 results plotted on map in 8 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM39162 - Catoptria oregonica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Banff National Park, Banff Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1928-07-25

UASM39163 - Catoptria oregonica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Banff National Park, Moraine Lake Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1928-08-03

UASM39164 - Catoptria oregonica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Banff National Park, Moraine Lake Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1928-08-03

JD1142 - Catoptria oregonica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Kootenay Plains ER Ecological Reserve Collected ByDombroskie, J. J.; Schmidt, C. Date Collected2006-07-27

JD1146 - Catoptria oregonica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Kootenay Plains ER Ecological Reserve Collected ByDombroskie, J. J.; Schmidt, C. Date Collected2006-07-27

JD1159 - Catoptria oregonica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Kootenay Plains ER Ecological Reserve Collected ByDombroskie, J. J.; Schmidt, C. Date Collected2006-07-27

JD1788 - Catoptria oregonica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Boundary Creek Provincial Park Collected ByDombroskie, J. J.; Rose, A. Date Collected2006-09-03

JD4104 - Catoptria oregonica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Kootenay Plains ER Ecological Reserve Collected BySchwarzfeld, M. Date Collected2007-07-07

BIRD36579 - Catoptria oregonica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Junction Creek Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2013-08-04

POHL-13-00633 - Catoptria oregonica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Coquihalla Hwy. Collected ByPohl, G. R. Date Collected2006-08-24

POHL-13-00634 - Catoptria oregonica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Coquihalla Hwy. Collected ByPohl, G. R. Date Collected2006-08-24

POHL-13-00635 - Catoptria oregonica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Coquihalla Hwy. Collected ByPohl, G. R. Date Collected2006-08-24

POHL-13-00636 - Catoptria oregonica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Coquihalla Hwy. Collected ByPohl, G. R. Date Collected2006-08-24

POHL-13-00637 - Catoptria oregonica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Coquihalla Hwy. Collected ByPohl, G. R. Date Collected2006-08-24

POHL-13-00638 - Catoptria oregonica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Coquihalla Hwy. Collected ByPohl, G. R. Date Collected2006-08-24

POHL-13-00639 - Catoptria oregonica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Mayne Island Collected ByPohl, G. R. Date Collected2002-08-22

Adult Seasonal Distribution