Species Details

Crambus girardellus

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SeasonalityJune and July. IdentificationA medium sized Crambus (25-28 mm wingspan). The forewings are silvery white with a longitudinal orange discal stripe; the narrow terminal line is brown with five dark brown dashes in the lower part. The hindwings are white and often smoky away from the margin. Probably the easiest recognized of any of the species. Crambus perlellus is also silvery white but lacks the orange stripe.

Scientific Name Crambus girardellus Habitat Prairie, aspen parkland and conifer forest. Seasonality June and July. Identification
A medium sized Crambus (25-28 mm wingspan). The forewings are silvery white with a longitudinal orange discal stripe; the narrow terminal line is brown with five dark brown dashes in the lower part. The hindwings are…
A medium sized Crambus (25-28 mm wingspan). The forewings are silvery white with a longitudinal orange discal stripe; the narrow terminal line is brown with five dark brown dashes in the lower part. The hindwings are white and often smoky away from the margin. Probably the easiest recognized of any of the species. Crambus perlellus is also silvery white but lacks the orange stripe.
Life History Diurnal and comes to light. The egg and early stages have been described by Felt (1894). Conservation Rather uncommon but of no concern. Diet Info No local information. Fernald (1896) says "grass roots". Range
A North American species. Fernald (1896) mentions it from Ontario, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Ohio. In addition, Handfield has it from Quebec and Labrador (1997), and…
A North American species. Fernald (1896) mentions it from Ontario, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Ohio. In addition, Handfield has it from Quebec and Labrador (1997), and Scholtens (1996) from Michigan. In Alberta, it occurs in the prairies and aspen parkland (Bowman (1951).

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"Species Details - Crambus girardellus, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-2869. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

Authorship

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

References

Specimen Information

There are 27 specimens of this Species.

27 results plotted on map in 10 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM39101 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Bilby Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-07-15

UASM39099 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-06-14

UASM39100 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Red Deer Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1923-06-30

BIRD146 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

BIRD147 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

BIRD148 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

BIRD145 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nevis Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2001-07-20

BIRD142 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

BIRD143 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

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

BIRD144 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2001-07-11

BIRD149 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2002-07-13

UASM42504 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Wagner Natural Area Collected BySchmidt, Chris Date Collected1998-05-28

UASM42505 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Wagner Natural Area Collected BySchmidt, Chris Date Collected1998-05-28

UASM42506 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Wagner Natural Area Collected ByWhite, A. Date Collected1998-06-10

UASM42507 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Wagner Natural Area Collected ByWhite, A. Date Collected1998-06-23

UASM42508 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta Collected ByLawrie, D. Date Collected1998-06-09

BIRD1329 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Buffalo Lake Provincial Recreation Area Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2003-06-29

BIRD1330 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nevis Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2003-07-01

BIRD1331 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2003-07-04

BIRD1332 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2003-07-04

BIRD1333 - Crambus girardellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winfield Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2003-07-18

Adult Seasonal Distribution