Species Details

Agriphila biarmica

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SeasonalityJuly to August. IdentificationA smallish crambid (19 mm wingspan). Fore wings blotchy dark brown, with whitish discal area; a zigzag subterminal line; and a row of seven black dots in the terminal line. North American material belongs to the subspecies paganella (McD.).

Scientific Name Agriphila biarmica Habitat Wet meadows? Seasonality July to August. Identification
A smallish crambid (19 mm wingspan). Fore wings blotchy dark brown, with whitish discal area; a zigzag subterminal line; and a row of seven black dots in the terminal line. North American material belongs to the…
A smallish crambid (19 mm wingspan). Fore wings blotchy dark brown, with whitish discal area; a zigzag subterminal line; and a row of seven black dots in the terminal line. North American material belongs to the subspecies paganella (McD.).
Life History Unknown. Conservation Uncommon, but probably of no concern. Diet Info Unknown. Range
The nominate subspecies occurs in Europe while the subspecies paganella is found in North America (McDunnough 1925). In Alberta, Bowman (1951) has it from the Nordegg area. It has also been found near Winfield and in Olds.
The nominate subspecies occurs in Europe while the subspecies paganella is found in North America (McDunnough 1925). In Alberta, Bowman (1951) has it from the Nordegg area. It has also been found near Winfield and in Olds.

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"Species Details - Agriphila biarmica, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-2902. Accessed 06 Feb. 2023.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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