Species Details

Agriphila biarmica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum Read more about this collection »

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.

Citation

Page Citation for Agriphila biarmica

Page Citation

"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 25 Feb. 2024.

Authorship

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

References

Specimen Information

There is 1 specimen of this Species.

1 result plotted on map in 1 marker.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

JD1011 - Agriphila biarmica

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Jasper National Park, Jasper Collected BySchmidt, B. C.; Anweiler, G. Date Collected2006-06-27

Adult Seasonal Distribution