Species Details

Crambus unistriatellus

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SeasonalityJune and July. IdentificationA medium sized to larger Crambus (25-28 mm wingspan). Forewings chocolate brown with a broad silver white discal stripe which extends from the base to the outer margin; with a submarginal row of minute black dots. The hindwing are white. This species can be confused only with worn specimens of Crambus leachellus.

Scientific Name Crambus unistriatellus Seasonality June and July. Identification
A medium sized to larger Crambus (25-28 mm wingspan). Forewings chocolate brown with a broad silver white discal stripe which extends from the base to the outer margin; with a submarginal row of minute black dots. The…
A medium sized to larger Crambus (25-28 mm wingspan). Forewings chocolate brown with a broad silver white discal stripe which extends from the base to the outer margin; with a submarginal row of minute black dots. The hindwing are white. This species can be confused only with worn specimens of Crambus leachellus.
Life History Diurnal and comes to light. Conservation Uncommon, but of no concern. Diet Info Unknown, probably grass roots. Range
A North American species. Fernald (1896) has it from Labrador, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Minnesota and California. It has also been reported from British Columbia (Dyar 1904) and Michigan…
A North American species. Fernald (1896) has it from Labrador, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Minnesota and California. It has also been reported from British Columbia (Dyar 1904) and Michigan (Scholtens (1996). In Alberta, Bowman (1951) reported it from the Edmonton and Nordegg areas.

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"Crambus unistriatellus, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-2872. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Lepidoptera Suborder Ditrysia Superfamily Pyraloidea Family Crambidae Subfamily Crambinae Genus Crambus Species Crambus unistriatellus
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