Species Details

Pediasia dorsipunctellus

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SeasonalityJuly to August. IdentificationA medium sized to large crambid (24-28 mm wingspan). Forewings uniformly medium brown but ranging from ochraceous fawn to dark brown; transverse lines lacking, except occasionally a trace of a subterminal one; terminal line with 3-4 dark dots. Hind wings smoky gray to dark brown. In the male genitalia, the cucullus narrows abruptly and caudad of the base of the free arm of the costa is very narrow and tapers little (Klots 1942). All other Pediasia are lighter in color and usually slightly larger.

Scientific Name Pediasia dorsipunctellus Habitat Grassland. Seasonality July to August. Identification
A medium sized to large crambid (24-28 mm wingspan). Forewings uniformly medium brown but ranging from ochraceous fawn to dark brown; transverse lines lacking, except occasionally a trace of a subterminal one; terminal…
A medium sized to large crambid (24-28 mm wingspan). Forewings uniformly medium brown but ranging from ochraceous fawn to dark brown; transverse lines lacking, except occasionally a trace of a subterminal one; terminal line with 3-4 dark dots. Hind wings smoky gray to dark brown. In the male genitalia, the cucullus narrows abruptly and caudad of the base of the free arm of the costa is very narrow and tapers little (Klots 1942). All other Pediasia are lighter in color and usually slightly larger.
Life History Unknown. Conservation Often common. Of no concern. Diet Info Unknown, but presumably grasses. Range
A North American species. Described from Rounthwaite, Manitoba, and Verdi, Nevada (Kearfott 1908). McDaniel et al. (1984) have it from South Dakota. In Alberta, Bowman (1951) reported it from the Lloydminster, Red…
A North American species. Described from Rounthwaite, Manitoba, and Verdi, Nevada (Kearfott 1908). McDaniel et al. (1984) have it from South Dakota. In Alberta, Bowman (1951) reported it from the Lloydminster, Red Deer and Edmonton areas.

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"Species Details - Pediasia dorsipunctellus, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-2907. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

Authorship

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

References

Specimen Information

There are 320 specimens of this Species.

320 results plotted on map in 58 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM39237 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Calgary Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1920-08-14

UASM39220 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1921-07-06

UASM39221 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-07-26

UASM39222 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-07-26

UASM39223 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-07-26

UASM39224 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-07-26

UASM39225 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-07-27

UASM39226 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1922-07-27

UASM39227 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1923-07-20

UASM39228 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1923-07-20

UASM39229 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1923-07-20

UASM39230 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1923-07-21

UASM39231 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1938-07-06

UASM39232 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1939-08-03

UASM39233 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1940-07-06

UASM39234 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1940-08-18

UASM39235 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1946-07-27

UASM39236 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1947-07-21

UASM39239 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1936-07-12

UASM39240 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Edmonton Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1924-07-07

UASM39238 - Pediasia dorsipunctellus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nordegg Collected ByBowman, K. Date Collected1936-06-21

Adult Seasonal Distribution